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Is the Army warming up to Electric Vehicles in its Fleet?

Military Systems Group News Highlights. Return to Main Site Here Is the Army warming up to electric vehicles (ELRV) in its fleet? MILFORD, Mich. — The U.S. Army is wading into the murky waters of fielding electric vehicles, and industry stands ready to make that happen, but it’s been difficult for the experienced commercial world to …

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The Army Is Flirting Hard With Electric Vehicles (eLRV)

Military Systems Group News Highlights. Return to Main Site Here The Army Is Flirting Hard With Electric Vehicles, But Isn’t Quite Ready to Commit U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Charles Probst/DVIDS The U.S. Army recently held a technology event to showcase the state of the art in electric vehicles. The service, which owns tens of …

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Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle undergoes tests at Yuma Proving Ground

Army’s Infantry Squad Vehicle undergoes tests at Arizona’s Yuma Proving Ground YUMA, Ariz. – A new vehicle that the U.S. Army is acquiring to provide infantry soldiers with battlefield mobility is being tested in the Yuma Proving Ground’s harsh desert terrain in southwestern Arizona. Largely based on a midsize Chevrolet pickup, the Infantry Squad Vehicle …

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Army Putting New Infantry Squad Vehicle Through Paces

Army Putting New Infantry Squad Vehicle Through Paces Infantry Squad Vehicle GM Defense photo The Army is testing its new transport vehicle less than a year after it awarded a contract to GM Defense for the program. Developmental testing of the Infantry Squad Vehicle, or ISV, began in November and will culminate in an initial …

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GMC Hummer EV Could Spawn Humvee Successor

Upcoming GMC Hummer EV Could Spawn Humvee Successor: Exclusive In June, General Motors announced that its GM Defense division was awarded a multi-million contract to produce and sustain the U.S. Army’s new Infantry Defense Vehicle (ISV), a military vehicle that shares about 90 percent of its mechanical bits with the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 midsize pickup …

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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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