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ISV Production Location For Colorado ZR2-Based GM ISV Still TBD

Production Location For Colorado ZR2-Based GM ISV Still TBD Late last month, it was announced that the U.S. Army had awarded General Motors with a new $214.3 million production contract to build, field, and sustain the latest Infantry Squad Vehicle, or ISV. The GM ISV is based on the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 midsize pickup truck, …

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GM Defense Awarded Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle

GM Wins Army Contract To Build Colorado-Based Troop Carriers WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Army Contracting Command-Detroit Arsenal announced today that GM Defense LLC, a subsidiary of General Motors, has been awarded the production contract to build, field and sustain the Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV). Infantry Squad Vehicle to ‘motorize’ IBCTs DETROIT ARSENAL, …

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Hello Detroit, the U.S. Army Wants You

Hello Detroit, the U.S. Army Wants You As the coronavirus crisis shuts down the automotive industry, automakers and suppliers are deeply concerned about a severe economic downturn. They’re laying off employees, mandating pay cuts, eliminating dividends and doing everything they can to slash costs. Yet, even though the outlook is bad, there is one area …

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U.S. Army On The Hunt For Rugged Infantry Squad Vehicles

U.S. Army On The Hunt For Rugged Infantry Squad Vehicles Everyone knows that military contracts can be extremely profitable for the corporations involved, though an added benefit comes in the form of bragging rights for companies that can say they’ve provided goods and services that help save the lives of soldiers on the front line. …

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Objective to Purchase 651 Infantry Squad Vehicles

Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle Sparks Robust Competition SAIC-Polaris DAGOR SAIC-Polaris photo The Army is trying to fast-track the acquisition of an all-terrain, highly transportable vehicle intended to provide ground mobility capabilities for infantry brigade combat teams. In February 2019 the service approved a procurement objective to purchase 651 infantry squad vehicles, or ISVs. DAGOR Turrets …

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GM Defense adds Ricardo Defense to Infantry Squad Vehicle team

GM Defense adds Ricardo Defense to Infantry Squad Vehicle team GM Defense announced yesterday it has teamed with Ricardo Defense on the Infantry Squad Vehicle for the Army. The ISV is intended for use by a nine-soldier infantry squad moving within “the close battle area” and is expected to be lightweight and air-transportable. Military Systems …

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The US is Preparing for a Land War Against Both Russia and China

The U.S. Is Preparing For a Land War Against both Russia and China Key Point: The U.S. Army is developing technology that’ll give it the ability to fight Douglas MacArthur’s feared land war in Asia. (Washington, D.C.) If a large mechanized unit of armored ground forces were “closing” with an enemy amid heavy artillery and …

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Chevrolet Colorado-Based ISV Has Four Helicopter Hook-ups

Chevrolet Colorado-Based ISV Has Four Helicopter Hook-ups We can’t get enough of the Chevrolet Colorado-based Infantry Squad Vehicle, or ISV. Developed via a $1-million contract by GM Defense for the U.S. Army, the ISV is designed to drop in at a safe location away from combat, then transport a nine-soldier squad (plus their gear) to …

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