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General Motors’ defense subsidiary has secured a potential 10-year, $300 million award to supply the U.S. Department of State with secure vehicles. Under the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity full-rate production contract, GM Defense will provide original equipment manufacturer integrated Heavy-Duty armored Sport Utility Vehicles in support of the department’s Diplomatic Security Service, the company announced from Washington, D.C. on Thursday.

General Motors’ defense subsidiary has started operations in Canada in a bid to expand its international programs and support modernization of the Canadian Armed Forces. The newly incorporated GM Defense Canada will leverage the parent company’s advanced commercial and engineering capabilities, as well as GM Canada’s 448 dealers for maintenance services, GM Defense said Thursday. […] More
General Motors’ defense-focused subsidiary has been chosen to prototype an energy storage unit as part of the Defense Innovation Unit’s Stable Tactical Expeditionary Electric Power initiative. Under the contract, GM Defense will work to create a system that delivers continuous and sustainable power for mission-critical equipment to meet the energy demands of the warfighter, the Washington, D.C.-headquartered company […] More
Executive Mosaic is honored to induct Stephen duMont, president of GM Defense, into the 2023 edition of the Wash100 Award for leading company growth efforts through new business establishment and industry and defense collaborations. The award is the first time duMont was named among the Wash100 recipients, who are elite public and private sector individuals […] More
American Rheinmetall Vehicles and General Motors‘ defense subsidiary have teamed up to develop vehicle prototypes for a multi-stage industry competition to replace the U.S. Army’s family of heavy tactical trucks. The two companies jointly proposed an Americanized version of Rheinmetall’s militarized HX3-series truck for the first phase of the Common Tactical Truck program, GM Defense […] More
Rheinmetall’s U.S. defense arm has teamed up with General Motors‘ defense business to compete in a new U.S. Army program to build a replacement platform for the Family of Heavy Tactical Vehicles. The team will offer an Americanized version of Rheinmetall’s militarized HX3-series truck to pursue work on the first phase of the $5 billion […] More
General Motors’ defense subsidiary will provide a battery electric vehicle for the U.S. Army for use in analysis and demonstration. The company said Tuesday it will offer its GMC Hummer EV pickup to help the service meet its need for a light to heavy duty BEV and reduce dependence on fossil fuels in garrison and […] More
General Dynamics‘ land systems business has tapped General Motors‘ defense subsidiary to support its bid to develop the new military automobiles that will replace the U.S. Army’s Bradley combat vehicles. GM Defense said Wednesday it will work with AeroVironment, Applied Intuition and General Dynamics’ mission systems business as core members of the GD Land Systems […] More

Jeff Ryder, vice president of growth and strategy at General Motors’ defense unit, said GM Defense sees a $25B market in developing new military products based on the parent company’s existing vehicles, technologies and parts, CNBC reported Monday. “That’s an addressable market that we feel we have a right to win and pursue. And that’s what we’re doing,” he said.


Timothy Herrick, vice president of global product programs at General Motors, has been appointed to serve as president of GM Defense on an interim basis. He will lead the military vehicle manufacturing business until the company finds a permanent replacement for David Albritton, who exited GM Defense to join Amazon Web Services as VP of global communications for public sector and vertical industries.

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