GM Defense to Prototype an Advanced Energy Storage System to Defense Innovation Unit

July 27, 2023

GM Defense to Prototype an Advanced Energy Storage System for the Defense Innovation UnitBackWASHINGTON, D.C. — GM Defense, a subsidiary of General Motors, was selected by the Department of Defense’s (DoD) Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to prototype an energy storage unit. GM Defense’s solution will meet the requirements of DIU’s Stable Tactical Expeditionary Electric Power (STEEP) program. GM Defense will leverage GM’s advanced electric vehicle propulsion architecture, the Ultium Platform, to deliver a scalable and adaptable energy storage unit that supports the tactical energy requirements of the warfighter. GM Defense’s STEEP energy storage system will provide intelligent tactical microgrid capabilities that work with hydrogen-powered generators, stationary and mobile battery electric power or existing fuel-powered generators to support efficient power management and distribution. About GM Defense LLCGM Defense delivers integrated vehicles, power and propulsion, and mobility and autonomy solutions to global defense, security and government markets.

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