Medis Technologies Announces Delivery of Advanced Fuel Cell Power Packs to General Dynamics for Testing

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mdtl_logo.gif Medis Technologies Ltd. (MDTL) announced that yesterday it made available functional prototype fuel cell Power Packs and fuel cartridges to General Dynamics C4 Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD – News) for testing in connection with an advanced, rugged personal digital assistant (PDA) being developed for the U.S. Department of Defense. Each Medis Power Pack is currently capable of delivering five watts and five volts of continuous power. The Medis technical team will work closely with General Dynamics to evaluate the ability of the Power Packs and cartridges to meet extended mission requirements and military environmental specifications. Medis will incorporate product enhancements in future designs. One of the program objectives is to successfully demonstrate that one Power Pack with six cartridges can provide the power density necessary to sustain a typical seventy-two hour mission for special operations forces. It is anticipated that the testing program could take up to nine months. [ more ]