Who We Are

Our Mission: Develop, integrate, demonstrate, and sustain ground vehicle systems capabilities to support Army modernization priorities and improve readiness.

The United States Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (DEVCOM) Ground Vehicle Systems Center (GVSC), located in Warren, Michigan, is the United States Armed Forces’ research and development facility for advanced technology in ground systems. The U.S. Army DEVCOM is a major subordinate command of the U.S. Army Futures Command (AFC). GVSC shares its facilities with the U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command (TACOM).  Current technology focus areas include Power and Mobility, Autonomous Systems, Force Projection, Survivability, Electronics and Architecture, Cyber Engineering and Software Integration.

Social Media

In The News

May 11, 2023 | ClemsonNews – STEM All In celebrates its first three graduates

May 4, 2023 | ERDC – ERDC-CERL helps develop novel disaster relief vehicle

May 1, 2023 | Washington Technology – DCS wins $2.1B Army ground vehicle engineering contract

Mar 28, 2023 | Defense Blog – US Army employs additive manufacturing to print parts for military vehicles

Mar 28, 2023 | Military Embedded – MOSA support for U.S. Army ground combat vehicles to be provided by L3Harris

Oct 12, 2022 | National Defense – AUSA Caution-NEWS: Army Not Idling on Vehicle Tech

Oct 11, 2022 | National Defense – AUSA Caution-NEWS: Army Rolls Ahead with Ground Vehicle Modernization

Oct 11, 2022 | Janes – AUSA 2022: Cummins 1,000 hp Advanced Combat Engine to be demonstrated in October

Oct 8, 2022 | Defense News – US Army’s much-touted robot dogs might not arrive for a decade or more

Sep 21, 2022 | SAE International – COMVEC 2022: Electrification is the future for defense vehicles

Sep 19, 2022 | DVIDS – Michigan National Guard vehicle maintenance school sets sights on cyber defense

Sep 16, 2022 | Army Technology – ARV and DEVCOM GVSC to R&D new technologies for combat vehicles

Sep 7, 2022 | DVIDS – Doing the Dirty Work

Aug 4, 2022 | Breaking Defense – Army ground vehicle lab researches different batteries in quest for electrified fleet

Apr. 12, 2022 | Defense News – Power Struggle: How the US Army is tackling the logistics of battlefield electricity

Oct. 27, 2020 | Michigan Dept. Of Transportation (MDOT) – MDOT joins neighboring states in automated truck platooning demonstration

Oct. 26, 2020 | Crain’s Detroit Business – Oakland County lays out ambitious economic development plan for COVID-19 pandemic recovery

Oct. 26, 2020 | National Defense – Services Infusing AI into Air, Land, Sea Robots

Oct. 14, 2020 | UAB News – School of Engineering launches major research effort into autonomous vehicles

Oct. 13, 2020 | Breaking Defense – Myriad ways the Army can modernize vehicle propulsion, mobility, autonomy, and safety with commercial solutions