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Clock ticks for industry to supply US with compact expeditionary power

9th November 2021 - 15:45 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira

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The US Army is looking for power solutions for Soldier and small-unit level. (Photo: US Army)

US Army seeks input from industry to help deliver innovative power generation and conversion, high-density energy storage, rapid charging/recharging and intelligent power management technologies in the Soldier Power Cohort programme.

The US Army is pushing on with efforts to equip frontline troops with cutting-edge technology, and it is awaiting industry entries in a competition to develop the next generation of compact on-the-move expeditionary power under the Soldier Power Cohort programme.

The effort is led by the Army Applications Laboratory (AAL), which intends to access off-grid, low-power solutions that can extend operational uptime and supply power and sustainable energy capabilities for individual soldiers and small units — but without additional weight.

Time is running out, however, as the deadline for industry responses to participate in the eight-week programme is 16 November — and there appears …

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