Friday, 15 April 2016

USMC plans to test Trophy active protection system on its M1A1 tanks

The United States Marine Corps (USMC) plans to buy or lease existing active protection systems (APS) for its M1 Abrams tanks that are vulnerable to proliferating anti-tank guided missiles, the US-based companay DRS Technologies unveiled on its website on April 14.
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina - An M1A1 Abrams tank with 2nd Tank Battalion, 2nd Marine Division, holds position while providing rear-guard security during an obstacle-breaching exercise on Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, N.C., May 20, 2015
(Credit: US Marine Corps)

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