Wow thats amazing. Interesting how they wouldn't say what was being fired at the incoming RPG. I wonder if it is a form of lasar, otherwise it would
have to move very fast and you would quickly see what it is.
Specific details about the composition and mechanism of this explosive interceptor device are vague. From the briefing provided by US sources, Defense
Update understands that Trophy is design to form a "beam" of fragments, which will intercept any incoming HEAT threat, including RPG rockets at a
range of 10 – 30 meters from the protected platform.
The Trophy development roadmap considers an enhanced countermeasure unit to be available in the future, and protect against kinetic energy (KE)
threats. Trophy was designed to effectively operate in a dense urban environment, where armored vehicles operate closely with integrated infantry
Therefore, direction, formation and energy of the fragments are designed to ensure effective target kill with low collateral damage, and low risk to
While not in use, the system is maintained in the stowed position, protected by an armor shield. The system has an automatic reload mechanism to
handle multiple attacks.
posted on 9-4-2006
Didn't they say something about kinetic energy or something like that.