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Ricardo Defense Systems and LIFT in Detroit Partner to Retrofit Safety Upgrade for Michigan HMMWVs

December 12, 2017

Ricardo Defense Systems in Van Buren Township and Lightweight Innovations For Tomorrow (LIFT), a Manufacturing USA institute in Detroit, today announced the successful completion of their pilot project to retrofit 10 Michigan National Guard vehicles with RDS’ optimized antilock braking system (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC) to reduce fatal rollovers in High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV). The system is now available for purchase by military units worldwide.