Overhead Protection for Military Vehicles.
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC
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Add-on armor protection for a military tank having an externally mounted main gun. Horizontal armor plates are attached to existing upstanding gun cradle wall structure to provide enhanced protection for the driver and commander an additional armor plate can be mounted at the rear ends of the gun cradle wall structure to protect ammunition stored in rear areas of the hull. The add-on armor components are particularly designed to protect against top attack munitions. Some or all of the armor components can be swingable adjustable to provide alternate protection against enemy ground fire attack. Author
- Combat Vehicles