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New French Active Protection for Armored Vehicules

SHARK SYSTEM (System HArd Kill)
Shark is a ground-breaking solution for vehicle protection, using a revolutionary optopyrotechnic system. It has been awarded by the Prix Chanson this year.
The Prix Chanson, named after Engineer General Paul Chanson, who created it, is awarded each year by the French defence procurement agency in recognition of an outstanding contribution to progress in the field of land armaments. This year, Thales subsidiary TDA and the Institut Saint Louis have been selected for their work in the field of optopyrotechnic initiation and its application in countermeasures for the active protection of armored vehicles and their occupants. This innovation has been brought to a successful conclusion, with the concrete application SHARK.

This ground-breaking technology actually utilizes several optopyrotechnic detonators with laser ignition. The SHARK active protection

Added: Jan-12-2009 
By: Darken
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Tags: Active, Protection, SharK, System, France, French, Armed, Forces,
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