America's Killer M1 Abrams Tank Now Has Its Own Shields

America's Killer M1 Abrams Tank Now Has Its Own ShieldsThe Trophy system is coming to one of America’s most lethal weapons of war. On September 28, 2017 the U.S. Army announced that it would equip the M1A2 SEP V2 Abrams tanks of one of its armored brigades with Israeli-built Trophy Active Protection Systems (APS). Or to put it in plain speech: some of America’s 70-ton main battle tanks will now have radar-guided robotic shotguns that can shoot down incoming missiles.



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