Amprius Technologies, Inc. (“Amprius”) (NYSE: AMPX), a leader in ultra-high energy density lithium-ion batteries with its Silicon Nanowire Anode Platform, today 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.
Both parties agree to investigate business opportunities enabled by the use and supply of Amprius’ silicon nanowire anode batteries for electric products being developed by BAE Systems in the UK.
“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.
About Amprius Technologies, Inc.
Amprius Technologies, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of high-energy and high-power lithium-ion batteries producing the industry’s highest energy density cells. The company’s corporate headquarters is in Fremont, California where it maintains an R&D lab and a pilot manufacturing facility for the fabrication of silicon nanowire anodes and cells.
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About BAE Systems
At BAE Systems, our advanced defence technology protects people and national security, and keeps critical information and infrastructure secure. We search for new ways to provide our customers with a competitive edge across the air, maritime, land and cyber domains. We employ a skilled workforce of 90,500 people in more than 40 countries, and work closely with local partners to support economic development by transferring knowledge, skills and technology.
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