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Army to Begin Equipping Heavy Units with Active Protection by 2020

The U.S. Army's chief of staff recently told Congress that the service plans to begin equipping four heavy brigades with anti-missile defense systems "within 24 months." More than a year ago, the Army embarked on an accelerated effort to test and adapt Israeli-made active protection systems to its M1 tanks, Bradley fighting vehicles and other key platforms to counter the growing numbers of sophisticated anti-armor missile threats by countries such as Russia. "These systems were built for country-specific... more


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