Inside the settlement, Rafael Superior Protection Techniques will provide Trophy Lively Protection System (ADS) to equip 17 Leopard-2 tanks. It consists of the availability of methods for an organization of tanks, interceptors, and spare elements in addition to operational and technical coaching. The methods will likely be delivered over the subsequent a number of years.
The beneficiary unit is predicted to be combat-ready by 2023 and be part of Germany’s deployment to NATO’s Very Excessive Readiness Joint Job Power (VJTF).
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As famous, Germany’s Bundeswehr operates 328 Leopard 2 tanks of three sorts – the 2A6, 2A6M, 2A7, and Rafael expects that Germany will even procure further Trophy methods to equip extra its Leopard2 tanks.
The Israel Ministry of Protection and German Federal Ministry of Protection signed a G-to-G settlement to provide @RAFAELdefense TROPHY lively safety system to the German army for his or her fleet of LEOPARD 2 tanks. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/oA592e0GaY
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Trophy creates a neutralization bubble across the car. It quickly detects, classifies and engages all identified chemical vitality (CE) threats – together with recoilless rifles, ATGMs, AT rockets, HEAT tank rounds, and RPGs. It will increase the lethality of a formation/drive, efficiently neutralizing the enemy’s anti-tank groups.
It might find the fireplace supply, enabling the crew to return fireplace successfully with the Distant Weapon Station, or by interfacing with different preventing platforms by way of the BMS community.
Trophy has confirmed itself as a life-saver and is the one operational, combat-proven APS on the earth. Put in on over 3 brigades of the Israel Protection Forces Merkava MBTs and Namer IFVs, and since 2016 is in a technique of being put in on the superior fight fleet of the IDF, Rafael presents Trophy as a nook stone for a set that can present a complete strategy for in the present day’s theater challenges.
The U.S. Military introduced in October 2017 its choice to buy Rafael’s Trophy APS for the primary Abrams M1A2 MBT brigade
The current U.S. choice follows an extended sequence of intensive discipline trials within the US, which lasted 2 years, by which Trophy intercepted dozens of RPG’s and ATGM’s, in essentially the most difficult eventualities.