UTC Aerospace has provided Jane's with details of its AN/VVR-4 laser warning receiver which has been designed as a common laser warning system for all US armoured vehicles.
The new system is a follow-on to the AN/VVR-3 and designed to detect and classify laser threats, including range finders, target designators, and beam-riding anti-tank guided weapons. The system can be used as a stand-alone warning system, or integrated with countermeasures to provide an active protection capability.
Speaking at the IQPC International Armoured Vehicles 2018 conference in London, Eric Geoffroy, Director, Threat Detection Systems, stated that the AN/VVR-4 will be trialled at the US Army’s Manoeuvre Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Georgia, with the Rheinmetall ROSY rapid blooming obscurant system.
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