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#solar A123 Systems Introduces Advanced Lithium Ion Battery Designed ...: February 21 2012 A123 SystemsNasdaqAON...

#solar A123 Systems Introduces Advanced Lithium Ion Battery Designed ...: February 21 2012 A123 SystemsNasdaqAON...

"There are nearly 800,000 6T batteries currently deployed in U.S. military vehicles, and in 2010 alone, the military purchased about 300,000 6T batteries. Virtually all of these are lead acid, so we believe this creates a significant opportunity for our lighter-weight, longer-lasting, higher-performance lithium iron phosphate Military 6T Battery," said Les Alexander, general manager for the Government Solutions Group at A123. "Our new solution has successfully demonstrated the ability to start a High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV), and we have begun delivering 6T systems to a number of defense contractors so they can evaluate its performance as a first step toward potential high-volume production. We believe we can leverage our expertise in developing industry-leading products for commercial markets as well as our vertically integrated manufacturing capabili...

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