Milley eyes competition for APS down the line

By Courtney McBride / June 7, 2017 at 2:00 PM
The Army, which is currently conducting non-developmental item testing on a trio of active protection systems for its combat vehicles, ultimately expects to hold a competition among U.S. industry for the technology, according to the service’s chief of staff. During a June 7 hearing of the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee, Gen. Mark Milley characterized APS as "a critical need." Along with active protection for aviation platforms, ground vehicle APS has been identified as one of the service's top priorities ,...

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