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SHTORA-1 Active Defense System

A typical deployment of IR jammer can be seen on the Russian T-90, which mounts the Shtora-1 Defensive Aids System (DAS) shown on picture,...

Vehicle Protection Systems

Other aspects of LIC are the modification and adaptation of vehicles, primarily armored vehicles, to cope with the threats posed by urban guerilla. A...

SPATEM – Active Protection System Suite from GIAT

The French Department of Defense has awarded a technical evaluation study and R&D contract to GIAT, Thales and the Institute de Saint Louis to...

AMAP Protection System

IBD unveiled its new Advanced Modular Armor Protection (AMAP) composite armor concept, follow-on to their combat proven Modular Expandable Armor System (MEXAS) protection, which...

Active Defense System (ADS)

IBD developed an active protection concept utilizing a kill mechanism based on blast effect. The system is already implemented in two programs, AAC developed...

Close-Range Active Defense (CARD)

Close-Range Active Defense (CARD) munitions are proposed by RUAG as means for active protection of armored fighting vehicles, threatened by infantry and anti-tank weapons...

DROZD Hard-Kill Active Defense System

The first and probably the world's only operationally deployed APS developed by the Russian KBP company was the 1030M Drozd (Thrush), which was first installed on a T-...

Laser Dazzler – Laser Active Countermeasures

The Chinese opted to equip their new Type 98 with a different countermeasure suite, based mainly on defeating ATGM, by the use of directed...

ARENA-E Active Protection System for AFV

A more complete hemispheric protection is the Russian Arena E – developed by the Russian company KBM. The system is designed to protect the...

AWiSS – Active Protection System Suite

Active countermeasures are developed in Germany by Diehl, under the AWiSS program. The system is designed as a lightweight suite, adaptable for the protection...

US Army Active Defense Program

The next step in the US Army Defensive Aid Technology (DAS) is the Army Active Protection System (IAAPS). This is an integrated FCS...

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