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Army OKs Full-Rate Production of Protonex Mobile Power Mgmt Tech

Army OKs Full-Rate Production of Protonex Mobile Power Mgmt Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Army OKs Full-Rate Production of Protonex Mobile Power Mgmt Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting eventBallard Power SystemsProtonex Technology subsidiary has received Milestone C approval from the U.S. Army Program Executive Office-Soldier to begin full-rate production of a technology platform designed to help soldiers manage power consumption in multiple electronic devices.

Protonex will produce manufacture SPM-622 Squad Power Manager Kits through the Army’s Mobile Soldier Power Program of Record, Ballard said Sunday.

U.S. military and allied forces have received more than 5,500 SPM-622 units under the program’s limited production phase.

“With the digitization of the battlefield, the U.S. military identified a capability gap in energy and power management for its increasing array of electronic devices,“ said Paul Osenar, president at Protonex.

SPM-622 is designed to also recharge using vehicles and other batteries if the main source of power resupply is delayed or unavailable.

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Written by Nichols Martin

a staff writer at Executive Mosaic, produces articles on the federal government's technology and business interests. The coverage of these articles include government contracting, cybersecurity, information technology, health care and national security.

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