Bren-Tronics has been awardedÂ a potential five-year, $38 million contract by theÂ U.S. Marine Corps toÂ produce and deliverÂ portableÂ battery charging systems as partÂ of the Marine Corps Systems Command’s 2016 acquisition strategy.
The contract contains one base year and four option years and the company will start delivery of its Advanced Battery Chargers to the service branch in the fourth quarter of 2016, Bren-TronicsÂ said Monday.
TheÂ rugged deviceÂ isÂ designed to charge military and commercial batteries used for Â communication, electronics, robots and other tactical systems.
Bren-Tronics president and CEO Per Sai Fung said theÂ contract extends the company’s partnership with the Marine Corps.
ABC is compatible withÂ BB-2590/U, BB-390B/U, BB-2557/UÂ batteries as well as conformal wearable batteries andÂ accepts multiple power inputs such as universal AC, wide range DC, solar panel power, fuel cells and wind turbines, the companyÂ noted.