United States Marine Corps (USMC) Single Channel Ground and Airborne Radio System (SINCGARS) Rechargeable Battery Trade-off Study
Technical rept. Jun-Sep 1992
MANAGEMENT CONSULTING AND RESEARCH INC FALLS CHURCH VA
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Cost estimates for USMC SINCGARS usage of BB-5590U Lithium Sulfur Dioxide LiSO2 Batteries, BA-590U Sealed Lead-Acid Batteries, and BB-490U nickel-Cadmium Ni-Cad Batteries. Estimates encompass battery costs, charger costs as applicable, and disposal costs. Annual battery-related costs were estimated for USMC usage of mix of LiSO2 and Ni-Cad batteries ranging from 100 use of LiSO2 batteries to 100 use of Ni-Cad batteries and for mix of LiSO2 and Lead-Acid batteries over the same range. Estimated hourly battery-related costs are 2.66 per hour for LiSO2 batteries 0.34 for Ni-Cad batteries, and 0.30 for Lead-Acid batteries. Disposal related regulations and related documents are discussed and included in Appendices.
- Electrochemical Energy Storage