Wednesday, September 16, 2009

How Cool is That?


The development of future combat systems has always intrigued me. Here's one that's gonna get a lot of play in the future I think:



"A company called Artis, LLC has developed an anti-RPG (Rocket-Propelled Grenade) ground vehicle defense system called the Iron Curtain Active Protection System (APS) that integrates C-band radar, a distributed optical sensor, and a ring of ballistic countermeasures to neutralize incoming RPGs."


This system detonates the RPG warhead prior to impact. Sounds more promising than explosive reactive armor.

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