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US Army selects Israeli protection system for its MBT's   Africa and the Middle East

Started Oct-20 by bml00; 134 views.
bml00

From: bml00

Oct-20

https://www.israelhayom.com/2019/10/20/us-army-chooses-israeli-system-to-protect-the-lives-of-tank-crews/

Trophy, a system that was first deployed by the Israel Defense Forces in 2011 and which has intercepted many threats fired at Israeli armored vehicles, will be eventually be installed onboard four American M1 main battle tank brigades, for both the US Army and Marine Corps.

Israeli defense firm Plasan Sasa has in the past sold the US passive armor for thousands of vehicles, which saved many lives. In previous years, Rafael teamed up with General Dynamics to equip Bradley fighting vehicles with explosive reactive armor.

In passive defenses, plates of armor stop incoming threats like anti-tank missiles and IEDs. In explosive reactive armor, explosives sandwiched in between armor plates set off the warhead of the incoming threat.

According to a statement by Rafael, “the deliveries are the culmination of a multi-year qualification process. A joint team of government and industry from both the US and Israel worked together to adapt and integrate Trophy for both Army and Marine Corps Abrams variants.”

Leonardo DRS’s CEO, William J. Lynn, described Trophy as an “advanced defensive protection systems for our front-line tanks to give our warfighters a needed layer of survivability against real and emerging battlefield threats.”

He added that “our partnership between Leonardo DRS and Rafael has worked tirelessly to bring this battle-proven technology to the US military while improving the system to meet the stringent needs and requirements from the customer.”

Rafael CEO and president, Maj. Gen. (Ret.) Yoav Har-Even, described the first delivery as “a major milestone in US-Israel cooperation. There is no greater pride and satisfaction than the knowledge that the technology developed by Rafael and Elta over many years of investment, trials and combat performance will play an instrumental part in safeguarding American lives, just like it has saved Israeli lives and revolutionized the way our armored forces perform their missions.”

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BerrySteph

From: BerrySteph

Oct-20

bml00 said:

Trophy, a system that was first deployed by the Israel Defense Forces in 2011 and which has intercepted many threats fired at Israeli armored vehicles

That's a lie for starters - Israeli vehicles have never been fired at in the last 8 years.

And, while this is a pretty simple system, your lies over Iron Sieve will dog you to the end of your days.

BerrySteph

From: BerrySteph

Oct-20

BM is boasting of this "Trophy" system, a form of automatic fast-firing shotgun.

It may work but its never been tested.

He boasts of other things which have never worked and never looked like working.

For a few months it was the cardboard bicycle and BM was one of those who hailed it as a huge advance. (Again, he has deleted the original - "Message 2469 of 4982 was Deleted").

Fortunately, he didn't delete many of his other messages from 2013 eg "This coming summer the same company will be announcing wheelchairs in cardboard which will revolutionize the way disabled in 3rd wrod countries will be able to help themselves and their families with affordable mobility" and 

"Cardboard Technologies has so far raised about $300,000 usd via private venture capital - the bikes as mentioned by Berry being sold at $290 where not ever meant for retail sale they were being offered to private collectors".

Yup, you got that right - they were going to be in the $10 or $20 region and people were invited to crowd-fund the business and/or pre-order one.

But even those core investors were asked for $290 for barely tested prototypes! Barely suitable for the road, as BM has admitted.

And this is not just one case of Israel ripping off investors, or BM makeing a laughable mistake - since Iron Sieve and Waze worse examples of the same thing - billion dollar boondoggles on the US taxpayer and a US corporation (yes, Google lost $1.3 billion!).

bml00

From: bml00

Oct-20

The system has accumulated more than 600,000 operational hours and underwent 4,000 successful field tests. It is now under contract for production for thousands of systems.

bml00

From: bml00

Oct-20

BerrySteph said:

BM is boasting of this "Trophy" system, a form of automatic fast-firing shotgun.

Have I MENTIONED how the system works or functions - the description is the idiots own , not mine never was .

It is another but very clear EXAMPLE of a lie by the poster

Enjoy the idiot , very few do

BM

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