Installing armor plates on M1A1 Abrams tanks in Germany

Armor plating an already armor plated tank?

Explosive Reactive Armor tiles are fitted as part of the Tank Urban Survival Kit II. (Tusk II) They are filled with an explosive sandwiched between two metal plates. When penetrated, the explosive detonates pushing the metal plate against the projectile. The curved plates on the outside protect the ERA tile and absorb the explosion to protect any infantry surrounding the tank. – Reddit comment

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