Galvion, a world chief within the design and manufacture of army energy and information administration options is happy to announce that it has obtained a serious order from the US Marine Corps (USMC) for its Squad Energy Supervisor™ (SPM). The order, valued at USD $11 million, positioned by the Energy Staff inside Marine Corps System Command’s Logistics Fight Factor Methods will provide SPM™ techniques to every Marine Expeditionary Pressure (MEF) throughout the Marine Corps, together with Reserve Forces. The Squad Energy Supervisor (SPM) is a core component of Galvion’s Nerv Centr® Energetic Methods vary, which offers scalable energy and information options to the dismounted operator. Deliveries will begin in January 2023. The SPM system requires no particular configuration or programming, changing and managing energy as effectively as attainable relying on energy sources and gear wants. This permits groups to reduce weight and logistic burden by carrying fewer batteries, whereas growing operational effectivity by way of energetic monitoring and administration of energy utilization.

Kristen Lomastro, President of Energetic Methods, mentioned: “We’re proud to see our SPM kits being adopted by the Marine Corps. With personalized SPM kits already in use throughout all U.S. DoD branches, together with the U.S. Military, Navy, Air Pressure, and SOCOM, this compact, clever energy supervisor continues to ship significant functionality enhancements that cut back the bodily, cognitive and logistical burden on our warfighters. By offering the easiest technical and engineering options attainable, we assist to extend their agility, lethality and survivability, and proceed in our mission to guard and assist those that shield us.”


Squad Energy Supervisor (SPM), submerged in water, with new SoloPack II 140Wh rechargeable battery and radio on show at AUSA 2022. (Picture by Galvion)

Named P2S2 (Moveable Energy Scavenger System) by the Marine Corps, the Galvion SPM package offers a light-weight and compact multifunctional system to allow the harvesting of vitality from a number of sources. Utilizing a choice of cables, connectors and equipment, the system offers the flexibility to scavenge, distribute, and handle energy from a number of energy sources to incorporate photo voltaic, Alternating Present (AC), Direct Present (DC), army batteries, North Atlantic Treaty Group (NATO) plugs, and car cigarette lighter/alternator attachments. The SPM package accommodates adapters to energy USB-powered gear; radios, together with the AN/PRC-148, AN/PRC-152 and AN/PRC-117; the Protection Superior GPS Receiver (DAGR); and transportable computing gadgets and peripheral gear. The SPM package can scavenge energy from partially discharged batteries, automobiles, and normal electrical shops and convert that energy right into a usable format for powering gadgets and recharging batteries.

Galvion designs, develops and delivers mission essential head, face and torso protecting options, in addition to energy and information administration techniques and superior options for army and tactical purchasers worldwide. The Firm’s Armor and Energetic Methods divisions work independently in addition to collaboratively to supply purpose-built options that improve the lethality and survivability of the fashionable warfighter and different demanding end-users. Revision Navy started by offering the easiest in protecting eyewear to army and tactical customers in 2002. In September 2019, the Firm offered the protecting eyewear enterprise together with the Revision Navy identify. Underneath its new identify – GALVION – the Firm will honour its historical past by persevering with to ship best-in-class protecting options, sustaining its monitor file and repute for excellence, and striving to be progressive downside solvers.