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GM Defense was the military products division of General Motors founded in 1950. It was acquired by General Dynamics in 2003 and is now part of the General Dynamics Land Systems division.

ProductsEdit

Products produced by GM Defense include:

Model Type Notes
MILCOTS (Militarized Commercial Off-The-Shelf (Milverado) military truck based on Chevrolet Silverado; now being used by the US Army under the COMBATT (Commercial Based Tactical Truck) program
MLVW (medium logistic vehicle, wheeled) military truck M54 (truck)
Cougar AVGP armoured fighting vehicle based on Mowag Piranha with Scorpion tank turret
Grizzly AVGP armoured fighting vehicle based on Mowag Piranha with Cadillac Gage turret
Husky AVGP armoured fighting vehicle based on Mowag Piranha
Coyote Reconnaissance Vehicle armoured fighting vehicle based on Mowag Piranha with longer chassis
LAV III armoured fighting vehicle based on Mowag Piranha
TRILS Tactical Radar Identification and Location System) based on Bison platform
Stryker armoured fighting vehicle based on Mowag Piranha and LAV III

With the sale to General Dynamics, only the Stryker/Mowag product lines are still in production. TheM54 truck is no longer in production. MILCOT is being developed under General Motors Truck division for the US Army's COMBATT program.

FacilitiesEdit

  • London, Ontario - HQ of GM Defense Canada
  • Goleta, California
  • Troy, Michigan
  • Kreuzlingen, Switzerland
  • Adelaide, Australia]

ClientsEdit

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