Tag Archives: active protection system

Raytheon-Rheinmetall Team to Offer Lynx for Army’s Next-Gen Combat Vehicle Program; Taylor Lawrence Quoted

Raytheon and Rheinmetall’s defense business have partnered to offer an optionally manned platform for the U.S. Army’s Next-Generation Combat Vehicle program. The industry team plans to propose the Lynx Infantry Fighting Vehicle for the service’s NGCV program that seeks to replace the Bradley combat vehicle, Raytheon said Monday. Army Futures …

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William Lynn: Partnerships With Israeli Firms Help DRS Field Tech Platforms in Support of US Military

William Lynn, chairman and CEO of DRS Technologies, has said partnerships with Israel-based firms have helped DRS facilitate the integration and deployment of Israel-made technology platforms in the U.S. market in support of the U.S. military. Lynn told Defense News bureau chief Barbara Opall-Rome in an interview published Monday that DRS has …

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Artis to Install, Evaluate Active Protection System on Army Fighting Vehicle

Artis has secured a potential $32 million contract to integrate and characterize a  company-built active protection system onto a fighting vehicle of the U.S. Army. The company said Wednesday it aims to demonstrate the performance of the Iron Curtain APS in multiple scenarios under the first phase of the contract. The Army can also request for additional …

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Artis Obtains DoD Approval to Test Active Protection System With Israeli Radars

Artis has received the Defense Department‘s approval to test and evaluate Israel-based Rada Electronic Industries‘ radars with an Artis-built active protection system, Defense News reported Tuesday. Barbara Opall-Rome writes Rada said it would provide its Compact Hemispheric Radar-based RPS-10 system to aid Artis’ Iron Curtain APS in operations against rocket-propelled grenades and shoulder-launched threats. …

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Scout Warrior: Army Tests Multiple Vehicle-Mounted Active Protections Systems

The U.S. Army is testing a range of vehicle-mounted systems that feature radar, computer processing, fire control technology and interceptors to detect and destroy enemy fire, Scout Warrior reported Tuesday. Kris Osborn writes the Army is looking at both domestically produced and allied international technologies to take part in the Modular Active Protection …

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DRS-Rafael Team to Chase Army Chase Tank Protection Program; Mike O’Leary Comments

DRS Technologies and Rafael Advanced Defense Systems will jointly pursue a U.S. Army tank defense contract and offer a Rafael-built Trophy active protection system, DoD Buzz reported Wednesday. Kris Osborn writes the vehicle-mounted Trophy system works to detect and engage enemy fire through the use of a radar, processor and on-board computer. “Trophy will…compute an …

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