Should the US Army decide to acquire the added defensive technology, they will be the first army outside the IDF to install the battle-tested, ‘Trophy’ active protection system.
After years of testing Israel’s Trophy active protection system, the US Army is close to giving the green light to having it installed on the M1A1 Abrams tank.
The US Army would then be the first army outside the IDF to use the system.
Maj.-Gen. David Bassett, who is in charge of the US Army’s programs in the area of ground combat systems, was quoted by the DefenseTech website as saying that he plans to make the decision on the system as soon as possible. Continue Reading »