GM Defense ISV

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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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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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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Colorado-Based ISV GM Truck Selected As Finalist For Army Contract

Colorado-Based ISV GM Truck Selected As Finalist For Army Contract We’ve covered the GM truck-based Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) before, and now we’ve recently learned that the General Motors bid was selected as one of three finalists for a contract with the U.S. Army. The other two finalists include the Oshkosh Defense unit of Oshkosh, …

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The GM ISV Is A Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison From The Waist Down

The GM ISV Is A Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison From The Waist Down As much as 70 percent of the General Motors ISV ( Infantry Squad Vehicle) incorporates commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) components from the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Bison. According to the executive chief engineer at GM Defense, Performance Variants and Motorsports, Mark Dickens, the ISV is …

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Chevrolet Brings Colorado ZR2–Based Infantry Squad Vehicle to the 2019 SEMA Show

Chevrolet Brings Colorado ZR2-Based Infantry Squad Vehicle to the 2019 SEMA Show General Motors brought a unique machine to the 2019 SEMA Show, the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2-based Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV) prototype. GM was awarded $1 million to create development mules for the ISV-alongside Oshkosh Defense and Flyer Defense LLC, and SAIC and Polaris-for consideration …

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