Iron Fist APS approved for initial production

December 18, 2018 at 11:46 AM
The Army Requirements Oversight Council has decided to move forward with fielding Iron Fist, a non-developmental active protection system, on the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, according to the service. Israel-based IMI Systems, partnered with General Dynamics Land Systems, struggled to start testing Iron Fist due to integration issues, setting the Army's schedule back at least eight months. After finally completing the demonstrations, the contractor is set to immediately deliver one brigade set of the system. "After reviewing the results of the...

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