Ultralife wins $3.5 million order for military batteries

NEWARK, N.Y., 18 Aug. 2005. Ultralife Batteries Inc. in Newark, N.Y., won a $3.5 million order for its HiRate D-size lithium cells from a U.S. battery assembler for thermal sight batteries to be supplied to the U.S. Department of Defense, company officials announced.

Aug 18th, 2005

NEWARK, N.Y., 18 Aug. 2005. Ultralife Batteries Inc. in Newark, N.Y., won a $3.5 million order for its HiRate D-size lithium cells from a U.S. battery assembler for thermal sight batteries to be supplied to the U.S. Department of Defense, company officials announced.

Cell deliveries are expected to begin in the third quarter and be completed in the first quarter of 2006.

"Ultralife is well positioned to satisfy the growing demand for thermal weapon sight batteries," says John D. Kavazanjian, Ultralife's president and chief executive officer.

"The U.S. Defense Department has fielded 25,000 thermal weapon sights to the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and Special Operations Forces to date and plans to field thousands more," he says. "Once we complete qualification under our contract with the Defense Department, we will begin supplying BA-5347 batteries directly to the military."

For more information contact Ultralife Batteries online at www.ultralifebatteries.com.

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