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PEM fuel cell

The PEM fuel cell is ideally suited for use as an air-independent power supply for submarines. It enables dive times to be extended to weeks if required, which minimizes the risk of beeing detected significantly. Another important advantage is that the PEM fuel cell has an ultimately low signature in operation: This helps reducing the aggregate acoustic signature of the submarine.

The PEM fuel cell offers some unique benefits:

  • Huge increase in dive times

  • Silent energy conversion, low acoustic signature

  • Minimized stray field, non-magnetic casing

  • Increased efficiency and long service life

  • Emission-free and environmentally friendly