DOT&E urges Army to conduct 'more operationally realistic testing effort' for APS

By Courtney McBride / January 25, 2018 at 5:00 AM
The Army's effort to "install and characterize" non-developmental active protection systems on its combat vehicles has come with delays and limited successes, according to a new report. The fiscal year 2017 annual report from the Pentagon's director of operational test and evaluation, obtained by Inside Defense , reviews three systems on three platforms: Rafael's Trophy APS on the Abrams, IMI Systems' Iron Fist on the Bradley and Artis' Iron Curtain on the Stryker. While early testing demonstrated the ability of...

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