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



IDGA Editor
04/26/2012

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. [eventPDF] The Reactive Armor System is a modular add-on protection suit for armored vehicles. The armor modules contain an insen...
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