UAV Liquid Hydrogen System

Provides significant increase in energy storage (3x) over compressed gaseous hydrogen

  • Advanced cryogenic liquid hydrogen reactant storage system enables long endurance fuel cell powered unmanned vehicles
  • System features:
    • Liquid hydrogen reactant storage enables 72-hour continuous flight operations
    • Contains 27 percent of the system’s weight in hydrogen
    • Scalable to larger vehicles
    • Specific energy is an impressive 2,500 W-hr/kg for Ion Tiger UAV with PEM fuel cell
    • Turn-key liquid hydrogen generation, storage, and delivery system supports base refueling operations and testing
  • UAV applications:
    • Intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance
    • Navy surface ship decoys
    • Targets