All Armored Brigades To Get Active Protection Systems: Gen. Milley

May 15, 2018 1:23 pm breakingdefense.com
All Armored Brigades To Get Active Protection Systems: Gen. Milley

WASHINGTON: The Army plans to equip all its M1 Abrams tanks and M2 Bradleys with Active Protection Systems, which shoot down incoming rounds, as soon as US companies can build enough, Chief of Staff Mark Milley told the Senate this morning. Currently the only combat-proven APS are Israeli and Russian, with US industry still ramping up. The US Army is already buying the Israeli Trophy APS for every M1 heavy…

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