Army Pushing New Generation Of Vehicle Active-Protection Systems

By Sebastian Sprenger / January 13, 2015 at 3:09 PM
The Army is slated to meet with contractors next month to discuss an ambitious plan to protect future ground vehicles against missile attacks. Officials have scheduled an industry day on Feb. 18 at a hotel near Picatinny Arsenal, NJ, to talk about a portion of the nascent program dedicated to neutralizing projectiles through a "hard kill" mechanism. That approach envisions destroying incoming munitions by firing an interceptor projectile directly at them, pulverizing the threat far enough away from a vehicle...

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