Last year, GM Defense partnered with Ricardo Defense to develop ISV prototypes for testing, evaluation and down-selection for the production contract. This week, the U.S. Army Contracting Command–Detroit Arsenal announced that GM Defense has been awarded a $214.3-million contract to build, field and sustain the Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV). Read more for two videos and additional information.
The ISV is based on the 2020 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 midsize truck and uses 90% commercial off-the-shelf parts, including multimatic dual spool-valve dampers as well as Chevrolet Performance suspension components. In addition to being equipped with an occupant and cargo superstructure, it’s powered by a 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine producing 186 hp, mated to a six-speed automatic transmission.
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The entire Ricardo team is proud to continue our work with GM Defense on the ISV contract, and to provide our infantry troops in harm’s way with this highly-capable, and much needed vehicle. Being awarded the ISV program is a testament to Ricardo’s success in developing and delivering key integrated product logistics and life-cycle sustainment plans for our customers’ top priorities,” said Chet Gryczan, president of Ricardo Defense.