UEC Electronics secures Marine contract for hybrid power systems

Staff Report
Published Jan. 9, 2014

The U.S. Marine Corps awarded UEC Electronics a $1.42 million contract Wednesday to develop a system that will use solar collection and high-density batteries to reduce run time on tactical generators.

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The Hanahan-based engineering and manufacturing company will develop, design and build two Mobile Electric Hybrid Power Systems over the next 18 months.

Last week, the Marine Corps had bought $12 million in equipment and network systems from UEC Electronics.

Founded in 1995, UEC Electronics currently employs 200 people.

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