EADS and Saft America (www.saftbatteries.com) have combined their expertise in the field of thermal batteries to form the new subsidiary Advanced Thermal Batteries, located in Cockeysville, Maryland. With more than 50 years of experience supplying thermal batteries for missiles, launchers, aircraft, torpedoes and submarines, Saft America subsidiary ASB, Saft America and EADS are merging their know-how and assets to offer both development and production capacities in the United States.
Advanced Thermal Batteries supplies customized thermal batteries for missiles and smart weaponry. Thermal batteries are inert batteries designed for absolute reliability and shelf storage of at least 15 years. The new subsidiary will provide to its American customers all the technologies that have been proven by its parent companies.