Secretary of the Army John McHugh
Photo Credit: Staff Sgt. Bernardo Fuller
During testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee on the FY13 budget, Secretary of the Army John McHugh points out differences between two battery charging stations to illustrate the advancements made to support and protect troops and the environment. The Army is working with industry to develop modular, universal battery charging stations with solar capabilities to provide operational flexibility and reduce the weight born by Soldiers. Currently, the average platoon carries 400 pounds of batteries for a 3-day patrol.
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