Bren-Tronics awarded Marine Corps contract for battery chargers
The one-year contract, funded through the Marine Corps Systems Command 2016 Acquisition Strategy, has four option years and bears a total value of up to $38 million.
“Bren-Tronics' selection by the U.S. Marine Corps reflects on our ability to manufacture the highest quality and most flexible portable charging solutions,” Bren-Tronics President and CEO Sai Fung said. “We are truly honored to have been selected by the USMC and look forward to continuing our partnership with the Corps, providing innovative products made in the United States."
The ABC is a portable charger that represents significant gains in terms of size, weight, efficiency, charging time and environmental survivability. The charger will be compatible with current and future-format batteries used in tactical platforms like communications, electronics and robotics. It will also accept a range of power inputs, including universal AC and wide range DC as well as power from solar panels, fuel cells and wind turbines.