RPG Zappers

Kemp, Ian
August 2007
Armada International;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p18
The article offers information on active protection system (APS) for tanks. An effective APS must detect and track incoming threat, calculate the timing of the response and launch a hard or soft-kill defense. The task must be done within a second or less, in all weather and visibility conditions and with minimal risk of collateral damage. Raytheon's Quick Kill technology was able to destroy an RPG launched at less than 50 meters in a test conducted on February 7, 2007.


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