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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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MSG Products Represented on World-Class Vehicles at AUSA 2019

MSG is the defense world’s leading source for machine-gun mounting solutions, turrets and gunner protection kits (GPK). Companies entering into the defense sector look to the decades-long, combat proven track record of MSG’s products and work with us to carry on that tradition. MSG’s products were proudly displayed on vehicles and in booths of veterans …

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