This book documents electric power requirements for the dismounted soldier on future Army battlefields, describes advanced energy concepts, and provides an integrated assessment of technologies likely to affect limitations and needs in the future. It surveys technologies associated with both supply and demand including: energy sources and systems; low power electronics and design; communications, computers, displays, and sensors; and networks, protocols, and operations. Advanced concepts discussed are predicated on continued development by the Army of soldier systems similar to the Land Warrior system on which the committee bases its projections on energy use. Finally, the volume proposes twenty research objectives to achieve energy goals in the 2025 time frame.
Table of Contents
|2 Requirements and Needs||18-27|
|3 Energy Sources and Systems||28-45|
|4 Low Power Electronics and Design||46-64|
|5 Communications, Computers, Displays, and Sensors||65-111|
|6 Networks, Protocols, and Operations||112-130|
|7 Advanced Concepts||131-148|
|8 Research Objectives||149-164|
|9 Conclusions and Recommendations||165-170|
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