The prime contract was awarded by the US Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center to the Altex Technologies for a base total of $5.2m with potential contract options totaling an additional $7.9m.

Dewey Electronics, a part of the team comprised of Altex Technologies, SerEnergy and Pennsylvania State University, has been awarded a not to exceed subcontract with an approximate value of $1.1m by Altex Technologies.

Under the subcontract, Dewey will design, develop, and package the control system electronics, the power electronics, and will integrate the SerEnergy fuel cell technology with Altex Technologies’ JP-8/diesel fuel reformer technology into the APU by September 2013, followed by ground combat vehicle integration and testing under the contract options.

Altex Technologies is engaged in fuel processing and fuel cell, combustion and combined heat and power, heat management and alternative-fuel production.