Power and energy enable the use of the most advanced weapons, electronics, vehicles, and facilities available to the warfighter. Without consistent and reliable power and energy sources, the ability of the military to carry out their mission would be severely compromised. There are many ongoing efforts to develop new and enhance existing energy and power supply technologies, while reducing the consumption of energy. This article introduces a variety of sources of energy and covers some of the more common devices used to convert energy from one form to another.
May 1, 2009
All Aircraft Survivability Journals published after 2014 were produced under the contract vehicle known as Survivability/Vulnerability Information Analysis Center (SURVIAC). The journal is now created by the Joint Aircraft Survivability Program (JASP).