The US Army chose Israel’s Iron Fist Active Protection System for its armored personnel carriers, designed to detect and intercept a range of incoming missiles and rocket-propelled grenades for light-to-medium-weight APCs.
The US Army has chosen Israel Military Industries to provide it with an active protection system for its armored personnel carriers in a dramatic development for Israel’s defense export market.
The system will be installed on APC rooftops.
It will use a combination of a radar and an electro-optical sensor to detect and intercept a range of incoming missiles and rocket-propelled grenades, IMI corporate vice president of marketing Avinoam Zafir told The Jerusalem Post on Monday. Continue Reading »