Epsilor Won Tactical Rechargeable Batteries Contract in Central America

The company will provide a military customer in Central America with US Standard BB-2590 Type batteries that fit a wide variety of military applications

Epsilor, a manufacturer of batteries and chargers for defense applications, recently won a contract to deliver its military rechargeable batteries to a Central American military customer.

The initial evaluation contract was delivered to the customer on a short schedule and has entered service. Epsilor’s BB-2590 Type Rechargeable Li-Ion military batteries offer high-quality aftermarket support to US standard BB-2590 battery users in a wide verity of applications, such as the customer's tactical radio transceivers.

Epsilor is among a handful of companies that manufacture high energy density BB-2590 Type batteries and chargers offering high quality and performance at competitive pricing. Epsilor’s BB-2590 Type product family also includes a high-power version and a version optimized for extremely cold temperatures.

Epsilor’s BB-2590 family of products services several military forces around the world, including the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and a number of NATO nations.

The BB-2590 battery may be installed in a wide range of military equipment that includes HARRIS tactical radios, tactical robots, ordnance disposal robots, electro-optical surveillance systems, COMMINT, SIGINT and electronic warfare and sensors.

“The fact that we have won our first order in Central America with our successful family of BB-2590 Type battery is of great importance for us,” said Alex Stepansky, Epsilor’s general manager. “This military customer emphasizes homeland security and the local army is widely equipped with US- and Israeli-made military and security equipment."


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