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Amid technical challenges, US Army could shake up APS effort

26th June 2018 - 16:00 GMT | by Ashley Roque, Grant Turnbull in Washington DC and London

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The US Army may have given the Trophy active protection system (APS) the green light to proceed but the service looks to be on the brink of reappraising its efforts to procure other non-developmental APS after mixed results in the first phase of trialling technologies.

A cloud of confusion is currently hanging over the army’s next step for testing non-Trophy systems, with sources suggesting to Shephard that at least one vendor that took part in the initial trials to outfit army vehicles with an interim APS solution could be sidelined.    

While unconfirmed by the service at press time, industry

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