The US Army’s Conformal Wearable Battery (Photo: US Army/Tom Faulkner)
The US Army Universal Battery Charger (Photo: CERDEC Command, Power and Integration)
The Universal Battery Charger is designed to provide power to field infantry electronics (Photo: US Army/Ms. Claire Heininger)
Portable electronic devices have revolutionized warfare, but they've also burdened the soldiers with an increasing number of batteries that adds significantly to their load. To help lighten the load, the US Army Research, Development and Engineering Command's communications-electronics center (CERDEC) has developed a military-grade Universal Battery Charger (UBC) to help soldiers in the field keep their electronics powered up.
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