Accession Number:

ADA535763

Title:

Ground Vehicle Power and Mobility

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2010-11-17

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Power and Energy Trends Battlefield consumption of energy increasing - New C4ISR technologies - IED Defeat Systems - New weapons - Energy security problematic - Increasing dependence on foreign oil - Alternative sources sought - wind, solar, bio-mass, waste to energy - Operational issues - Battery usage and limitations - energy and power density - Demand for auxiliary power on-board vehicles - Emphasis on silent quiet watch - Unmanned vehicles airground - Unattended sensors - Inefficient managementdistribution of power - Demand for soldier-wearable power - Increased emphasis on system power metrics KPPs, low consumption components

Subject Categories:

  • Non-electrical Energy Conversion
  • Combat Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE