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Advanced Protection Systems at AUSA 06

Various types of appliqué armor were displayed at AUSA 2006, used for enhancement of armor protection of soft and armored vehicles. Among the systems...

Vigilant Eagle – Land Based Aircraft Protection System

Vigilant Eagle airport protection system was designed by Raytheon Company to protect aircraft from the threat of shoulder-fired missiles. The system aims a focused,...

Land Vehicles at Defendory 2006

AM General displayed at Defendory 06 two configurations of a HMMWV (Humvee). One was designed specifically for the Greek Army, with a protection suite developed and...

Future Force Warrior Uniform, Protection and Combat Gear

Start < Page 5 of 6 > The Future Force Warrior uniform suite will be fabricated from flexible structural framework designed for unconstrained vertical or lateral...

Merkava Mk 4 – Firepower Improvements

Heavyweights are Adapting to LIC Start < Page 2 of 5 > Further improving the crew and commander's operational capability under armor protection, the commander's position has been...

Armor Protection at Eurosatory 2004

Modern armor protection was well represented at Eurosatory. These included advanced add-on elements based on passive - composite armor, advanced reactive armor, soft kill...

Enhancing Survivability and Protection

Start < Page 4 of 4 > Another area that received special attention from DDR&D is the field of advanced armor, including passive, reactive and Active Protection Systems (APS). To improve...

Infantry Combat Suits – Survivability & Protection

Start < Page 2 of 5 > The soldier's survivability can be improved with superior bullet-proof ballistic protection, mobility and firepower, employed at extended standoff range....

Protection Systems For Future Armored Vehicles

Start < Page 1 of 6 > This article covers a wide range of protection systems designed for heavy, medium and light armored vehicles, including...

Rotorcraft External Airbag Protection System (REAPS)

Recent tests of the Rotorcraft External Airbag Protection System (REAPS) developed by RAFAEL verified the crash protection capabilities of the system, mitigating crash loads...

Protection of Vehicles and Fixed Positions

Start < Page 7 of 9 > Vehicle armoring has been a major concern for many armies, which participate in the war on terror and specifically...

DHY322 Laser Countermeasures

DHY 322, laser countermeasure system, first introduced by CILAS in late 2005 is designed to protect high value fixed and deployable targets such as...

M-113 Upgrading & Modernization Program

A different approach was implemented by the IDF with the preparation of the M-113 APC to engage in low intensity conflict. The current vehicle...

Twaron Fiber

Twaron Fiber produced by Teijin is a Para aramid fiber (also known as Kevlar) which has high impact resistance (it is five times stronger than steel),...

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