Inside the Army - September 11, 2017

AROC postpones Trophy decision, pending further testing

September 08, 2017 |
Courtney McBride
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The Army has postponed a decision to purchase the Trophy active protection system for the Abrams tank, Inside the Army has learned. During an Aug. 25 meeting of the Army Requirements Oversight Council, senior leaders concluded the effects of the system on the tank, particularly on the performance of the Abrams turret, require further testing. The purchase decision was expected to be made at the AROC meeting. "The results of the live-fire testing have been very positive," Lt. Gen. Mike...

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