USA—Army, Marines Order Additional Trophy Active Protection Systems

Leonardo | 01/10/2019

Leonardo DRS has announced a contract for additional active protection systems (APS) for the U.S. Army and Marine Corps. The $80 million deal covers an undisclosed number of Rafael Trophy APS for M1 Abrams tanks, said a company release on Tuesday.  The total contract value to equip Abrams tanks with the defense system now exceeds more than US$200 million, the release said. The U.S. military is seeking to modernize its fleet of armored fighting vehicles with APS to counter increasing...

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