Lithion Battery awarded contract with Navy

Lithion Battery Inc. has announced it has been awarded a $8.0 million firm fixed-price contract with the Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C. (“Navy“) for research and development activities associated with advancement and improvement in current and future shipboard electric power and energy systems. Anovion Technologies, located in Chicago, IL and Halocarbon, located in North Augusta, SC, will be subcontractors on the effort, with Orbia Fluor & Energy Materials, located in Madison, WI, Arkema, located in King of Prussia, PA, IntraMicron, located in Auburn, AL, and the University of Texas at Arlington providing additional support.

The research and development activities will primarily be performed by Lithion at its cell manufacturing facility in Henderson, Nevada with an expected completion date by January 2025.

Lithion is a vertically integrated manufacturer of cells and rechargeable and non-rechargeable battery modules and packs serving the industrial, medical, robotic, military / defense and energy end-markets. Lithion works closely with original equipment manufacturers and end users to provide high-quality power solutions for critical applications where reliability is paramount. Working closely with customers while producing Lithium Iron Phosphate and other lithiumion cells and battery modules and packs out of Lithion’s North American based manufacturing operations, allows the Company to reliably deliver product to customers – products which are controlled by highly customizable battery management systems. Highly differentiated product coupled with reliable supply allows Lithion to provide the electrification solutions customers require.