More Army Research Work Coming For Ground-Vehicles Industry Consortium

By Sebastian Sprenger / March 24, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The Army has announced a plan to solicit a new batch of proposals for ground-vehicles research from members of an industry consortium. A March 17 posting on the Federal Business Opportunities website put member companies, "and industry in general," on notice that the service seeks ideas for integrating APS -- short for active protection systems -- on the Abrams tank. The technology consists of sensors and countermeasures for defeating incoming munitions before they can harm vehicles. The service is restricting...

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