Four vehicle-defense systems under Army review for quick fielding

By Sebastian Sprenger / April 6, 2016 at 5:01 PM
The Army is expected to decide later this year about the rapid fielding of commercially available vehicle active protection systems, as the service examines four candidate technologies from the United States, Israel and Germany, according to service officials. At issue is a plan to outfit Army combat vehicles with the kinds of defensive measures the service has previously eschewed because of concerns over safety and reliability. The systems, whose exact inner workings are closely guarded secrets, deploy various kinds of...

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