TITLE

RPG Zappers

AUTHOR(S)
Kemp, Ian
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Armada International;Aug/Sep2007, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26407426

 

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