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Leonardo: order in defense sector

DRS will provide active protection systems for US Army tanks

Leonardo, through the US subsidiary Leonardo DRS, has been awarded a contract worth USD 193 million by US Army to provide active protection systems for US Army tanks.

Leonardo DRS will provide the US Army with TROPHY active protection systems for its new Abrams tanks. Under the terms of the contract, the subsidiary will provide the Army with TROPHY systems, countermeasures, and maintenance kits. Developed by technology partner Rafael Advanced Defense Systems, TROPHY system provides combat-proven protection against the full range of threats. TROPHY system provides "a high level of performance, safety, and life cycle affordability", according to the industry.

The company, based in the US and fully owned by Leonardo, is focused on the supply of products, services and integrated support to the Armed Forces as well as to intelligence agencies and defence companies.

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