TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 30, 2017 â Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) have performed initial integration of their respective technologies for a soft-kill demonstrator of the U.S. Army‘sÂ Modular Active Protection System, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday.
Lockheed said TuesdayÂ itsÂ Open Architecture ProcessorÂ as well as Northrop’sÂ Multifunction Electro-Optic System andÂ Passive Infrared Cueing SensorÂ combine to develop a countermeasure that will work to protect ground vehicles against sensor-based threats.
MAPS will undergo full system demonstrations this year using anÂ M1 Abrams tank.
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