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UNITED STATES. UNITED STATES. CENTRAL COMMAND. CENTRAL COMMAND. US CENTRAL COMMAND OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM. Batteries On The Battlefield. Power Generation Conference 14 - 17 Jul 03 . BA 5590 BATTERY. ASIA. EUROPE. ARABIAN GULF. RED SEA. ARABIAN SEA. AFRICA. INDIAN OCEAN.

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UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

CENTRAL COMMAND

CENTRAL COMMAND

US CENTRAL COMMAND

OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM

Batteries

On The

Battlefield

Power Generation Conference 14 - 17 Jul 03

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ASIA

EUROPE

ARABIAN

GULF

RED

SEA

ARABIAN

SEA

AFRICA

INDIAN OCEAN

CENTCOM AOR

slide4

KAZAKHSTAN

UZBEKISTAN

KYGRYZSTAN

TURKMENISTAN

TAJIKISTAN

AFGHANISTAN

KUWAIT

PAKISTAN

BAHRAIN

EGYPT

QATAR

SAUDI ARABIA

UAE

OMAN

YEMEN

ERITREA

YEMEN

SUDAN

SANAA

DJIBOUTI

ETHIOPIA

SOMALIA

KENYA

CENTCOM DATA

JORDAN

IRAN

IRAQ

IRAN

IRAQ

  • 25 countries
  • 6.43 million square miles (16.13 million sq kilometers)
  • Population: 522+ million
  • Ethnic groups: 18
  • Languages: 7 major, hundreds of dialects
  • Per capita income: (U.S. $33,900)Range from $530 to $24,000
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OIF & OEF COUNTRY USERS

  • COUNTRIES
    • JORDAN
    • IRAQ
    • KUWAIT
    • SAUDI ARABIA
    • UZBEKISTAN
    • AFGHANISTAN
    • TAJIKISTAN
    • DJIBOUTI
  • SERVICES
    • ARMY
    • AIR FORCE
    • NAVY
    • MARINES

KAZAKHSTAN

UZBEKISTAN

KYGRYZSTAN

TAJIKISTAN

TURKMENISTAN

AFGHANISTAN

IRAQ

JORDAN

IRAN

IRAN

KUWAIT

PAKISTAN

BAHRAIN

EGYPT

QATAR

SAUDI ARABIA

UAE

OMAN

YEMEN

ERITREA

YEMEN

SUDAN

SANAA

DJIBOUTI

SOMALIA

ETHIOPIA

KENYA

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7,000 (AIR )

24 HRS

8,600 (SEA)

20+ DAYS

12,000 (SEA)

26+ DAYS

Transportation Options

Depot to Port

Port to Port

Port to Foxhole

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0

75

150

INITIAL AIR & GROUND SUPPORT

Turkey

Distance in kilometers

SYRIA

Bashur

Mosul

Irbil

1

2

IRAN

Kirkuk

Euphrates R.

Tikrit

2

5

12

1

ArRamadi

Baghdad

JORDAN

1

10

1

10

AlKut

6

Karbala

1

9

22

Tigris R.

An Najaf

8

7

6

An Nasiriyah

1

29

AIRFIELDS

8

Umm Qasr

INTRA THEATER AIR

Kuwait City

INTER THEATER AIR

SAUDI

ARABIA

KUWAIT

GROUND SUPPORT

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0

75

150

CURRENT AIR & GROUND SUPPORT

Turkey

Distance in kilometers

SYRIA

Bashur

Mosul

Irbil

1

Kirkuk

2

IRAN

Euphrates R.

2

Tikrit

5

12

1

ArRamadi

Baghdad

1

10

1

10

AlKut

6

Karbala

JORDAN

1

9

22

Tigris R.

An Najaf

8

7

6

An Nasiriyah

1

29

AIRFIELDS

8

Umm Qasr

INTRA THEATER AIR

Kuwait City

SAUDI

ARABIA

INTER THEATER AIR

KUWAIT

GROUND SUPPORT

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BA 5590 SPECIFICATIONS

MILITARY UNIQUE WITH A LIMITED PRODUCTION BASE

WEIGHT: 2.33 LBS

OPERATING TEMP RANGE: -20 to 160 F

LIFE EXPECTANCY: 24 HRS

SUPPORTS: OVER 50 SYSTEMS

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Bren-Tronics inc.

ULTRALIFE

Military Batteries and Charging Systems

S A F T

B A T T E R I E S I N C.

THE BATTERY COMPANY

ENERGY PRODUCTS

INDUSTRIAL BASE

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DEMANDS/ESTIMATES

  • Pre-Wartime Demand Estimates
  • Date Source Low Est/Mo* High Est/Mo
  • Oct 02 HQ 44,000/mo 228,000/mo
  • Nov 02 HQ 44,000/mo 253,200/mo
  • Dec 02 HQ 60,000/mo 372,000/mo
  • *Funded just above this level thru Dec 02
  • Wartime
  • Date Source Estimate/Mo
  • Feb/Mar 03 CENTCOM 373,000
  • Apr 03 CENTCOM 373,000-460,000
  • May 03 CENTCOM 180,000
  • June 03 CENTCOM Decreasing
  • Battery build up hampered by years of limited funding environment
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PRODUCTION DELIVERIES/DEMANDS

RECOMMENDED DOS (7)

Note: Slide depicted on or about 4 April 03

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NATIONAL IMPORTANCE

* World Wide Search

* Drained U.S. stocks and Pre-positioned Ships

* JS directed all production to CENTCOM

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NATIONAL IMPORTANCE

* Only log item on Gen Franks brief to The President

* Twice, the President mentioned Batteries to the SECDEF

* Daily updates, weekly GO level VTCs on mitigation strategy

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SOLUTIONS

  • * A Short War
  • * Main Manufactures go to 24/7, 3 shifts
  • * Conservation Measures
  • Battery Life will be fully utilized
  • Used only when required
  • Use of alternate options
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RECONSTITION PRIORITIES

* Emphasize Rechargables

* Continue to support OIF/OEF

* Fill backorders and worldwide demands

* Fill safety levels

* Fill War Reserves

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FUTURE CHALLENGES

  • * Industrial Base: Lighter, longer lasting, lower cost
  • * Government:
  • -Better planning and funding
  • -Validate future requirements
  • -Get the mix right for chargeables and non-rechargeables
  • -Balance urge to get well soon vs. industrial base health issues
  • * What else does the “Warfighter” want
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UNITED STATES

UNITED STATES

CENTRAL COMMAND

CENTRAL COMMAND

US CENTRAL COMMAND

OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM

Batteries

On The

Battlefield

Power Generation Conference 14 - 17 Jul 03

LTC John A. LaTulip

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