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chanj0
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re: Solar powered soldiers
chanj0   1/3/2013 9:45:48 PM
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It's a very interesting project. If the efficient of solar cell can go be double or more, the wearable solar panel will surely make a great impact not only to the military uniform but also to civilian fashion.

Nick.Radonic
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re: Solar powered soldiers
Nick.Radonic   8/4/2012 4:17:23 PM
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Good. I'd like to see the commercial equivalent soon. I am constantly wondering if we offered the non-combatants in these remote war zones solar power for their houses and tents if we might better win 'hearts and minds'. At least on the margins of those troubled societies.

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re: Solar powered soldiers
agk   8/4/2012 11:53:49 AM
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This is useful to every one.If this can generate 10 to 20 watts of power during peak hours of sun light then a real saving of battery power for the soldiers. A novel application is for the small agriculturist who spends most of the time in the sun light. This can directly power the hand held gadgets used for agriculture.



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