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Open-air Military Trucks Based On Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Joins The Army

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First batch of open-air military trucks based on the 2020 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 pickup has joined the US Army.

The Infantry Squad Vehicles (ISV) uses 90 percent of Colorado’s parts, including its four-cylinder engine.

The 5,000-pound vehicle is light enough for loading into a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter.

It is also small enough to fit inside a CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter.





The production contract price of $214.3 million covers the purchase of up to 1,070 trucks.

Open-air Military Trucks Based On Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Joins The Army - autojosh

The first batch of new Infantry Squad Vehicles (ISV) on Tuesday joined the US Army fleet as part of a $214.3 million contract which GM Defense LCC, a General Motors division, signed in June.

The open-air millitary truck is based on the high-performance 2020 Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 pickup. It uses 90 percent off-the-shelf parts; including the Colorado’s 186 hp 2.8-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder and six-speed automatic transmission.

Open-air Military Trucks Based On Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Joins The Army - autojosh

Open-air Military Trucks Based On Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Joins The Army - autojosh

Open-air Military Trucks Based On Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Joins The Army - autojosh

The army will use the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2-based open-air military trucks for offroading duties.

It features seating for nine and a protective roll cage that has mounts for gear and attachment points.





For quick transport, the 5,000-pound vehicle is light enough for loading into a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter. It is also small enough to fit inside a CH-47 Chinook heavy-lift helicopter.

Open-air military trucks based on Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 joins the US Army

The production contract price will build, field, and sustain the Army’s new Infantry Squad Vehicle (ISV). It covers the purchase of up to 1,070 trucks. Additional allocations could expand the program to 2,065 vehicles.





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