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I disagree. Those systems are only effective against kinetic energy projectiles if they are combined with heavy armor. All they do to a APFSDS shell is to change its angle of attack i.e. [it will hit sideways.](https://youtu.be/62jzAupr044?t=1m30s) That projectile still has the same amount of energy, though, so if it hits light armor it will penetrate and actually cause **more** damage than it would have otherwise, since more of that energy will be converted to heat energy.
Also, armor is passive, it always gives the same reliable protection, while an ADS can be jammed and its sensors can be taken out with something as trivial as a machine gun. It can also just have a malfunction.
So, IMO everything will stay the same but better with ADS. Tanks will remain heavy, but will be better protected.