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Curtain call for Iron Curtain APS

24th August 2018 - 16:47 GMT | by Ashley Roque in Washington DC

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Fear of going toe-to-toe in a land battle with the Russian military has US Army leaders laying out plans to field a much delayed technology that could protect soldiers inside ground vehicles from incoming rocket-propelled grenades and antitank guided weapons. One proposed technology, though, Artis' Iron Curtain, is now out of the running. 

After months of speculation, Col Glenn Dean — the project manager Stryker Brigade Combat Team and APS acquisition — confirmed that the Army Requirements Oversight Council (AROC) has decided that Iron Curtain will no longer participate in the initiative to rapidly equip ground vehicles with an active protection

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