The US and Israel worked together to integrate Rafael’s Trophy defense system for four tank brigades within both the U.S. Army and Marine Corps Abrams variants.
BY ANNA AHRONHEIM
The first Trophy active defense systems to shield US Army Abrams tanks from a variety of anti-armor threats has been delivered on time, Israeli defense giant Rafael Advanced Defense Systems announced on Tuesday.
“The deliveries are the culmination of a multi-year qualification process,” Rafael said in a statement, adding that a “joint team of government and industry from both the US and Israel worked together to adapt and integrate Trophy for both Army and Marine Corps Abrams variants.” Continue Reading »
The Israel Defense Force is one of the most technologically advanced armies on the planet. Check out the IDF’s 5 most innovative weapons, (…at least the ones that we can tell you about) which help Israel’s soldiers on the battlefield every day.
Photos: IDF Spokesperson’s Office
1. The IDF Unmanned Ground Vehicle
The border with Gaza is one of Israel’s most tense regions. Hamas snipers, anti-tank missiles and explosives threaten IDF soldiers whose job it is to patrol the security fence on the border.
To counter these threats, the IDF has introduced the Guardium Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV), which patrols the Gaza fence around the clock. Continue Reading »