U.S. SOCOM Grand Challenge #3: NREL Technical Roadmap for a Man-Portable Power Supply System for TALOS
The purpose of this report is to propose a technical roadmap for power supply technology to power the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS), an armored, powered exoskeleton currently in development for U.S. Special Operations Command operators. TALOS' power supply system must meet size targets similar to the size of a large backpack while providing significant electrical power for an entire mission cycle without resupply. This report proposes a staged development path based on three fundamental technical approaches.
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- Technical Report
- Research Org:
- National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
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- USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; TALOS; SOCOM; Special Operations; Grand Challenge 3; Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit; power supply system; BMNT Partners; powered exoskeleton; backpack
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