Firefly and RENEWS solar panels
Photo Credit: U.S. Army RDECOM photo
A match made in U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command - RDECOM: Reusing Existing Natural Energy, Wind & Solar system, or RENEWS, solar panels (foreground) and the Firefly. RDECOM is pairing the systems, harnessing solar power to provide continuous energy to company-level, force protection systems used by U.S. Army combat units in theater. The pairing is helping reduce casualties from sniper attacks on forward operating bases.
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