Amprius Technologies, Inc., a manufacturer of ultra-high energy density lithium-ion batteries with its Silicon Nanowire Anode Platform, has announced that it has entered into a three-year cooperation agreement with BAE Systems.
Amprius will initially work with BAE Systems’ Air business, delivering its light weight high-energy batteries specifically developed for electrically powered flight applications.
“We are exceedingly pleased to enter into this cooperation agreement with BAE Systems,” said Dr. Kang Sun, Chief Executive Officer of Amprius. “BAE Systems is at the technological forefront of the defense industry, and this agreement validates the potential of our silicon nanowire anode technology for rigorous aerial applications. We look forward to working with the BAE Systems team to advance the development of their electric products.”
“Amprius’ innovative silicon nanowire anode battery cells have the potential to deliver exceptional performance and so we’re keen to work with them to explore opportunities for the electric products that we’re developing for military applications,” said Dave Holmes, Advanced Projects, Technology and Manufacturing Director at BAE Systems’ Air.