Senate authorizers want to know when Army will field protection systems for combat vehicles

By Nickolai Sukharev / July 10, 2024 at 10:18 AM
Senate authorizers want to know when the Army plans to field active protection systems that would make combat vehicles more survivable against threats on the future battlefield. Filed as part of the final defense authorization bill by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jack Reed (D-RI) and Ranking Member Roger Wicker (R-MS), the committee is asking the Army secretary to submit a plan that would test, procure, integrate and field active protection systems (APS), designed to increase the survivability of combat...

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