Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Military batteries for SINCGARS, Javelin, and other combat applications provided by Ultralife

Ultralife Corp. in Newark, N.Y., will provide the company's BA 5390 military batteries to the U.S. military under terms of a potential $42.1 million contract recently anncounced from the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency at Fort Belvoir, Va. Ultralife's contract is for one base year and four option years, with an estimated annual value of $5.3 million with a potential total of $42.1 million.

The Ultralife (NASDAQ: ULBI) BA 5390 is a lithium-manganese dioxide non-rechargeable battery that operates at 15 or 30 volts. The military battery helps power the AN/PRC-119 SINCGARS combat radio, the Javelin medium anti-tank missile command launch unit, and more than 50 other military applications, Ultralife officials say.

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