Active Armour Protection

Valpolini, Paolo
June 2010
Armada International;Jun/Jul2010, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p8
The article focuses on protection systems for fighting vehicles. An overview of protection requirements for lighter and smaller vehicles is provided. The Advanced Modular Armour Protection (Amap) is cited for its shortest reaction time. Numerous tests against anti-tank missiles and rocket-propelled grenades for Diehl BGT Defence's Awiss are discussed, along with the comprehensive 360 degree sensor system of its Active Vehicle Protection System (Aveps). The operation of other protection systems are described, such as Scudo and Explosively Formed Axe.


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