The Outer Limits of Battle: Supplying Power to the Forward Edge




The forward edge of the battlefield marks the foremost limit in which ground combat units are deployed. In this area, the already daunting challenges facing the soldier are multiplied, sometimes exponentially. Of the myriad challenges units in the most disadvantaged operating environments (Tier 1 OE) face, some of the most significant relate to pushing power to the edge. And the largest obstacles here revolve around logistics and weight, according to Steve Mapes, Director, Solider Power, P...
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