The Only Time It’s ‘OK’ to Lose: Weight Reduction for Combat Vehicles

Contributor:  Chris Archer
Posted:  04/26/2012  12:00:00 AM EDT
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In the modern battlefield, weight reduction of combat vehicles is the most critical challenge in armor design. Weight has a strong effect on power, mobility and maneuverability. The purpose is to obtain maximum protection with minimum weight penalty. The most effective and advanced protection technologies are the Reactive Armor and the Active Protection Systems.

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