Lockheed Martin has demonstrated the ability to integrate its Open Architecture Processor (OAP) with sensors designed to protect US Army armoured vehicles against anti-tank guided missiles.
The laboratory integration effort is the first step towards conducting a field demonstration of the army's Tank and Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center's (TARDEC) Modular Active Protection System (MAPS) soft-kill capability in 2017.
"What Lockheed Martin brings to the army addresses a few different needs; one is the need to rapidly field a countermeasure to protect the warfighter," Steven Botwinik fire control advanced programme director for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control, told Jane's.
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