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

Report Date:

2014-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrochemical Energy Storage
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE