Accession Number : ADA616384
Title : Review of Fuel Cell Technologies for Military Land Vehicles
Descriptive Note : Technical rept.
Corporate Author : DEFENCE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ORGANISATION FISHERMANS BEND (AUSTRALIA) LAND DIV
Personal Author(s) : Campbell, Benjamin ; Crase, Simon ; Sims, Brendan
Report Date : Sep 2014
Pagination or Media Count : 24
Abstract : This review provides an overview of the technologies and issues relevant to the use of fuel cells on military land vehicles as a means of extending silent watch. It explains the advantages and disadvantages of specific fuel cell technologies and provides details of specific fuel cell products relevant to silent watch extension that are available now or under development. It concludes that depending on operational parameters, proton exchange membrane and solid oxide fuel cells have the potential to be a valuable technology for silent watch extension.
Descriptors : *FUEL CELLS , *GROUND VEHICLES , *MILITARY VEHICLES , AUSTRALIA , OXIDES , PROTONS , SOLID FUELS
Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage
Surface Transportation and Equipment
Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE