Soldier-Portable Battery Supply: Foreign Dependence and Policy Options

Soldier-Portable Battery Supply: Foreign Dependence and Policy Options

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Batteries are a ubiquitous presence in equipment carried by soldiers. These batteries are acquired through a supply chain driven by commercial applications and predominately based in Asia. RAND found that government and industry representatives of military battery suppliers have concerns associated with this foreign-dependent supply chain. The report discusses alternative policy options to address these concerns.