Ultralife Batteries wins $1.3 million military battery and charger contracts

NEWARK, N.Y., 1 Aug. 2006. Ultralife Batteries,Inc. in Newark, N.Y., won contracts worth $1.3 million for UBI-2590 lithium ion rechargeable batteries and MRC-119 battery chargers from an undisclosed foreign military, the company announced today.

Aug 1st, 2006

NEWARK, N.Y., 1 Aug. 2006. Ultralife Batteries,Inc. in Newark, N.Y., won contracts worth $1.3 million for UBI-2590 lithium ion rechargeable batteries and MRC-119 battery chargers from an undisclosed foreign military, the company announced today.

The batteries and chargers are to power tactical military radio transceivers. Deliveries will start this month and wrap up this fall.

Ultralife's UBI-2590 lithium ion rechargeable battery has two independent 15-volt sections, each with protection electronics and state-of-charge displays, enabling users to operate the battery in either 15-volt or 30-volt modes.

Designed for military devices, UBI-2590 usage has been spread over other applications such law enforcement, homeland security, scientific research, medical, surveillance, and mining, company officials say.

Applications include military radios and communication devices, robotics, power grid surveillance sensors, remote data collection devices, video detection systems, and remote scientific monitoring devices.

The MRC-119 battery charger, manufactured by Ultralife's McDowell Research Ltd. operating unit in Waco, Texas, is a self-contained charger, which recharges two batteries simultaneously. The charger auto senses the battery type to assure the proper charging profile is used.

The MRC-119 comes with the MRC-139 AC/DC power supply, enabling recharge in the field from vehicles or generators. For more information contact Ultralife online at www.ultralifebatteries.com, or McDowell Research at www.mrc-power.com.

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