Fast-Firing Turret Aims to Counter RPGs
- Raytheon to build anti-tank turrets for Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle. // Military & Aerospace Electronics;Jan2016, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p26
The article reports on the planned development of anti-tank turrets, armored vessel, by defense contractor company Raytheon Co. for the U.S. Marine Corps General Dynamics Light Armored Vehicle (LAV).
- Rocket Shield. Shachtman, Noah // Popular Mechanics;Aug2006, Vol. 183 Issue 8, p18
The article presents information related to a defense system called Trophy Active Protection System, an Israeli-built rocket-propelled grenades countermeasure. The system knocked grenades out of the sky before they could hit a Stryker armored vehicle of the United States in a demonstration in...
- First Hitfist 30 Turret for Polish AFVs Delivered. Fiszer, Michal; Peruzzi, Luca // Journal of Electronic Defense;Oct2004, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p22
Reports that Italy-based Oto Melara has delivered the first Hitfist 30 lightweight turret modified for the Polish Army Rosomak 8x8 armored vehicle. Creation of the turret for wheeled vehicles; Distinct features of the turret; Inclusion of a self protection suite in the turret
- Fired from Under. Maxwell, David // Armada International;Aug/Sep2005, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p74
Offers a look at various types of armored fighting vehicles. Description of Remote Weapons Stations from Rafael; Features of a Remote Controlled Weapon Station for a cannon; Information on Low-Profile Turret-105. INSET: Other RWS/RCWS/OWS Available.
- ProtecciÃ³n de vehÃculos militares en misiones operativas contra la amenaza de minas. Kahl, Dieter // Tecnologia Militar;2008, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p42
No abstract available.
- BULKING UP FOR BAGHDAD. Thompson, Mark // Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/1/2003, Issue 47, p12
The article reports on the efforts of the U.S. Army to protect its Stryker combat vehicles from missile attacks. Currently stationed in Kuwait, 300 of the Strykers are due to cross the border into Iraq in the coming weeks. However, the Army is concerned that the vehicles are vulnerable to the...
- BAE SYSTEMS Installs First RPG Protection Kits On RG31, RG31A1. // Defense Daily International;7/20/2007, Vol. 8 Issue 29, p7
The article reports on the LROD rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) protective kit systems installed by BAE Systems North America on the Army RG-31 and RG31A1 mine-protected vehicles it builds. The company says LROD is a light, modular bar-armor system composed of an aluminium alloy that provides...
- BAE Systems Offers Upgraded Enhanced Survivability Caiman, RG Outrider. Roosevelt, Ann // Defense Daily;3/2/2010, Vol. 245 Issue 39, p5
The article discusses armoured vehicles Caiman, a multi theater vehicle (MTV) and RG Outrider supplied to the U.S. Army by BAE Systems Inc. As stated, Caiman was developed to provide U.S. warfighters deployed in Iraq, a vehicle to protect them against rocket propelled grenades, roadside bombs...
- New Anti-RPG System Demonstrated. Rivers, Brendan P. // Journal of Electronic Defense;Apr2006, Vol. 29 Issue 4, p14
The article reports on the new device that protects combat vehicles from rocket-propelled grenades (RPG), which is called Quick Kill developed by Raytheon Co. in McKinney, Texas. The new hit-avoidance system is designed to detect and track incoming RPGs. It is equipped with Cobra radar, an...