APDR March 2020: Vehicle self-protection systems

Modern mobile land warfare, with no conventional front lines, often requires all military vehicles to go into harm’s way no matter what their mission. Australia’s armoured vehicle types, currently in various stages of the acquisition process, will require high levels of protection. These are the Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle, the Infantry Fighting Vehicle, and next generation tanks and armoured engineering vehicles. Protecting against threats, whether kinetic or explosive, requires each vehicle to have passive and active protection.

The importance of vehicle self-protection was highlighted to APDR by Major General David Coghlan, Head Armoured Vehicle Division in Defence’s Capability Acquisition and Sustainment Group, who said ‘Army must continue to…

Read more in the current issue of APDR (Free to read with registration or via Facebook/Linkedin): https://venturaapdr.partica.online/apdr/apdr-march-2020/features/vehicle-self-protection-systems

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