Interest grows in Stryker APS amid Ukraine war

By Ethan Sterenfeld / June 7, 2022 at 1:56 PM
The ongoing war in Ukraine has renewed interest in equipping Stryker combat vehicles in Europe with active protection systems, which could defend vehicles against antitank missiles, according to an Army official responsible for Stryker acquisition. “There is renewed interest in a hard-kill APS system for the Stryker forces in Europe,” Col. William Venable, project manager for Stryker brigades, said June 2 at a conference on APS for combat vehicles. Hard-kill systems fire a projectile from the vehicle at an incoming...

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