US Army Abrams Tank to Receive Leonardo-DRS Active Protection Systems

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US Army Abrams Tank to Receive Leonardo-DRS Active Protection Systems
US Army Abrams tank

Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, has been awarded a contract worth USD 193 million to provide active protection systems for United States Army tanks.

Leonardo DRS will provide the US Army with TROPHY active protection systems for its new Abrams tanks. Under the terms of the contract, Leonardo DRS will provide the Army with TROPHY systems, countermeasures, and maintenance kits.

Developed by technology partner Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, TROPHY system provides combat-proven protection against the full range of threats. TROPHY system provides a high level of performance, safety and life cycle affordability.

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