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


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a616384.pdf


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