Protonex Technology Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ballard, is a leading designer and manufacturer of power management solutions for the defense market.
Developed and manufactured in Southborough, Massachusetts, the PTX line of rugged, intelligent, lightweight power management solutions includes:
- SPM-622 Squad Power Manager that dramatically reduces the number and variety of batteries needed by today’s warfighter
- ABC-812 Adaptive Battery Charger that allows end-users to charge all their batteries twice as fast, anywhere, and with half the energy
- VPM-402 Vest Power Manager that manages both data and power for military communications and situational awareness systems.
The PTX series of Power Management solutions was developed by Protonex Technology Corporation specifically for military use in austere environments. They solve operational power challenges faced by units using equipment such as; radios, satellite phones, GPS receivers, laptop and tablet computers, small Unmanned Systems, field medical equipment, commercial power tools, tent lighting, and more.
PTX power management solutions significantly reduce the number and variety of batteries a unit needs, while also enhancing the unit's mission flexibility and operational capability. Several thousand PTX power management systems have already been successfully deployed with United States and allied militaries.