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Hello all, The T-55AD1 is a modification of the venerable T-55A which fitted it with the 'Drozd' (thrush) Active Protection System. The Drozd APS consists of 4 rocket launcher units, each with 2 rockets covering a total of 80 degrees in the front of the tank. The system detects incoming rockets/RPGs and fires a 107mm projectile that destroys the incoming projectile. The system was used in Afghanistan with 80% success against RPGs but was shelved due to the high collateral damage to troops in the area. The Soviet Naval Infantry finished the project as they wanted to upgrade their existing