Lithium batteries better than alkaline in the long run, PEO Soldier saysStars and StripesNext time the TV remote batteries run down, consider the advice that the Army is offering soldiers. The organization responsible for fielding battery-powered devices such as night-vision goggles and thermal weapon sights, Program Executive Office (PEO) ...

Optimal batteries can make critical difference on battlefieldECNmag.comDeconstructing what went wrong, Salcedo said he'd been using alkaline batteries. Unfortunately, the battery indicator in devices like the thermal weapon sight are calibrated for lithium batteries, so while he thought he had a couple of hours of charge ...

United States Army (press release)Optimal batteries can make critical difference on battlefieldUnited States Army (press release)Deconstructing what went wrong, Salcedo said he'd been using alkaline batteries. Unfortunately, the battery indicator in devices like the thermal weapon sight are calibrated for lithium batteries, so while he thought he had a couple of hours of charge ...

PEO Soldier issues reminder to use lithium batteries in gearC4ISR & Networks“I constantly check my battery indicator when I'm scanning with my thermal weapon sight,” Salcedo said Oct. 7. “I checked it, and it said I had about half battery life. About 10 minutes later, our element was struck by an IED. So I immediately [began ...