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U.S. Army Releases the Key for Future Vehicle Protection Systems

The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC) has just released the MAPS Framework (MAF) - the key element in TARDEC's roadmap to standardize the development and upgradability of Active Protection Systems (APS) and subsystem technologies utilized to protect ground vehicle platforms. The newly released document outlines the different standards that guide system providers in government and industry to develop products that are modular, upgradable, safe, and secure.

U.S. Army to Equip Its European-Based Armored Brigade with TROPHY APS

October 10, 2017 by · Comment
Filed under: Force Protection, Syndicated Industry News, U.S. Army 
After years of evaluations and experimentation with active protection systems (APS) technologies, the US Army finally moves fast to equip its M-1A2 SEPv2 main battle tanks with lifesaving APS – Israel’s TROPHY was selected, realizing it is the only system of its kind that has proved its worth in real combat.

Israel to Acquire Hundreds of New Trophy APS

November 10, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
Merkava Mk4 with Trophy Active Protection System seen in Gaza - July 2014. Photo: IDF SpokesmanIsrael's Ministry of Defense (IMOD) plans to continue the acquisition of Trophy active protection systems (APS), to equip every new Merkava 4 tank and Namer Heavy Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) with active protection, providing significant additional protection for every tank and APC.
              

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Tata Power SED to Produce Active Protection Systems for Saab

March 29, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Force Protection, India, Sweden, Syndicated Industry News 
At Defexpo 2016 TATA Power SED displayed a model of the LEDS 150 active protection system integrated on a T-90 tank, anticipating Indian Army interest in such solutions. Photo: Noam Eshel, Defense-UpdateThe Swedish defense company Saab and Indian company Tata Power Strategic Engineering Division (Tata Power SED) have started the process of manufacturing Self-Protection Systems for Land-based Platforms, for the Indian market and for export to Saab’s global market.
              

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TOW Missile Hits a T-90 Tank with ‘Soft-Kill’ (SHTORA) APS and Reactive Armor

February 27, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 
Rebel TOW team destroys a Syrian T-72 tank equipped with SHTORA APS. Photo: Via FSA Video.An anti-tank team of the Free Syrian Army (western supported rebels) has successfully used a TOW anti-tank missile (Raytheon BGM-71) missile to destroy a Russian T-90 tank equipped with a SHTORA 'soft-kill' active defense system.
              

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IDF Expands Use of Active Protection Systems (APS)

January 31, 2016 by · Comment
Filed under: Israel, Syndicated Industry News 

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IDF completes evaluation of IAI’s Green-Rock tactical C-RAM radar

June 12, 2014 by · Comment
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Trophy APS successful in live fire tests on LAV III in Canada

October 23, 2013 by · Comment
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New Arena-3 APS Debut At RAE-2013

September 25, 2013 by · Comment
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A New Land Systems Division at Rafael – adapting systems for the new way of war

July 28, 2013 by · Comment
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General Dynamics Integrates APS on Stryker/LAV III

May 30, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 

Another view of the Trophy APS installed on an up-armored Stryker. This view clearly shows the significant reduction in size between the first and second generation APS. While Trophy 1 was developed for main battle tanks, Trophy Light is designed specifically for integration on smaller, lighter vehicles.General Dynamics Land Systems has recently concluded a successful Critical Design Review of its APS project. The company said the design is leading an effort to develop the first North American combat vehicle with a fully integrated Active Protection...

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Updated: Iron Curtain Successful in Firing Tests on BAE’s GCV

April 29, 2013 by · Comment
Filed under: BAE Systems, Plasan, Syndicated Industry News 

Screen Shot 2013-04-29 at 10.25.23 PMThe Iron Curtain active protection system (APS) for protected vehicles has recently passed a successful test series on board an armored vehicle provided by BAE Systems for U.S. government testing. According to the company CEO Keith Brendley, the...

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Telephonics to supply the Mexican Navy with its APS-143C(V)3 radar for the CN-235 aircraft

August 3, 2010 by · Comment
Filed under: Syndicated Industry News 

FARMINGDALE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Telephonics Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Griffon Corporation (NYSE:GFF), announced today that its Radar Systems Division received a contract from EADS Airbus Military (formerly CASA) valued at over $2M to supply APS-143C(V)3 radar systems for installation on the CN-235 aircraft in use by the Mexican Navy. The potential to fulfill the Mexican Navy’s maritime requirements is an additional 6 of these radar systems. The APS-143C(V)3, Telephonics’ high



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