Thursday, October 12, 2017

Army to Deploy Israeli Trophy Armor System on Tanks

Via Billy


Israel’s battle-tested wonder weapon impresses the Department of Defense. 


On March 1, 2011 an Israeli Merkava IV tank on patrol along the Gaza periphery was fired upon by Hamas terrorists from concealed positions within Gaza. Using a deadly RPG-29, a more advanced version of the RPG-7, the terrorists waited for impact. But their moment of glory never transpired. As the anti-tank projectile neared its target, a revolutionary platform – the Trophy Armor Protection System (APS) –  deployed on the Merkava IV detected the threat and instantly fired a number of pellets at the deadly menace, destroying and rendering it inert yards from the tank.

Barely three weeks later, Hamas terrorists experienced further failure.

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  1. Am Yisrael chai!

    Necessity is the mother of invention. When you are surrounded by enemies that want you dead... you better innovate and be better than they are.