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IDF Expands Use of Active Protection Systems (APS)

Based on positive lessons learned in recent combat RAFAEL is enhancing the Trophy Active Protection System (APS). “The system is designed to meet and...

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

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) has completed a successful evaluation of IAI's 'Green Rock', a mobile force protection radar providing an autonomous, tactical counter Rocket, Artillery & Mortar (C-RAM) protection to lowest combat echelons

Trophy APS successful in live fire tests on LAV III in...

  DRS Technologies announced Tuesday, October 22, that the Trophy Actie Protection System it has integrated on a General Dynamics LAV III successfully completed a...

New Arena-3 APS Debut At RAE-2013

A new active protection system from Russia appeared today at RAE-2013, as part of the display of a series of upgrades offered to The...

A New Land Systems Division at Rafael – adapting systems for...

Rafael Advanced Defense Systems ltd, developer of highly advanced weapon systems for the IDF and the defense establishment, has recently undergone reorganization. One of...

General Dynamics Integrates APS on Stryker/LAV III

For the OSD evaluation Rafael has integrated the TROPHY System in a different configuration from the method used on the Merkava 4M Main...

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

The 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 system is ready for integration on combat vehicles.

Live fire testing validates APS maturity for combat vehicle protection

In a company funded test series conducted in December 2012 Raytheon said it has validated the maturity and accuracy of its Quick Kill Active...

Armor and Protection

Another area facing a temporary slowdown is the ballistic and blast protection. In past years, armor manufacturers were relatively small and specialist companies that...

World Debut for the Trophy Light

Above: The second generation Trophy system is designed for medium weight vehicles. It is seen here on a Piranha 3 vehicle which has also...

IAI’s Green Rock, Black Granit Debut at Eurosatory 2012

Above: ELM-2138T ("Green Rock") Tactical Counter Rockets, Artillery & Mortars (C-RAM) System. Photo: IAI IAI is unveiling two multi-sensor systems designed to support battalion level tactical formations,...

Despite Drought, Plasan Prepares for Future Demand Acquiring Control of US...

Israel’s armor protection company Plasan announced today the acquisition of controlling interest in Artis LLC, a Virginia-based engineering company. Iron Curtain is a vehicle active protection system developed under a DARPA contract. The system has been demonstrated on live firing tests on the HMMWV and is currently being integrated on the M-ATV.

Active Protection Capability Demonstrated in an Open Demo

A new active protection system developed by Rheinmetall and ADS GmbH was successfully demonstrated in live firing test earlier in the summer of 2011, validating the design parameters of the proprietary blast-based defeat mechanism in development by IBD Diesenroth for years. Since the test ADS has booked a first serial order for the system.

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