Vehicle Electronics & Architecture (VEA)

The Next Generation Combat Vehicle Electrical Power Architecture (NGCVEPA): An Overview

by Aric Haynes; Jason Spina; Ed Schwartz; George Hamilton


The demand for electrical power in ground combat vehicles has been consistently increasing over the years. In the years to come, abundant onboard electrical power, along with a modernized power system to manage and distribute it, will enable leap ahead capabilities for the warfighter. A carefully architected electrical power system will also help to improve fuel efficiency while reducing maintenance and logistics burden.