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U.S. 'Battery Gap' Hurting America's Military Readiness, Experts Warn

U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Briar Purty tests a high-tech rifle that neutralizes enemy drones. Like many high-tech devices, Purty's drone killer is powered by a lithium-ion battery built with materials from overseas. (Picture provided to Reuters via U.S. Marine Corps/Lance Cpl. Rhita Daniel)

By    |   Thursday, 29 November 2018 05:07 PM

Today’s high-tech U.S. military literally runs on batteries -- and the Pentagon is worried that if war breaks it could find itself low on power.

Whether it's communication devices, drone controllers, sensors, laptops, or detonators, soldiers today rely on batteries just as much as U.S. civilians, maybe more. 

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Today’s high-tech U.S. military literally runs on batteries -- and the Pentagon is worried that if war breaks it could find itself low on power.
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Thursday, 29 November 2018 05:07 PM
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