Eagle-Picher Announces Program Qualification of Its Lithium-Oxyhalide Battery

March 02, 2000 by Jeff Shepard

Eagle-Picher Technologies LLC (Joplin, MO) recently announced the qualification of its high-power (1kW), lightweight, lithium-oxyhalide reserve battery for the Theater High Altitude Area Defense missile program under sponsorship of the Atmospheric Interceptor Technology program. According to Eagle-Picher, the battery will supply 1kW power to the missile at one-half the original design weight.