The Army Is Shooting Battery Prototypes to Make Sure They Don’t Catch Fire | Military.com


Soldier power experts will soon conduct safety tests on improved versions of the Conformal Wearable Battery (CWB) that are designed to dramatically increase the time between recharges.

Currently, soldiers get about 150 watt hours of power from these flexible battery panels, which fit behind body armor vests. But future soldier technology, such as the experimental Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS), will demand even more out of battery technology.

Source: The Army Is Shooting Battery Prototypes to Make Sure They Don’t Catch Fire | Military.com

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