Alternet Systems Positions Lithium Energy Solution for $700 Billion DOD Sector

30 Nov 2017

Alternet Systems, Inc. (USOTC: ALYI) announced plans to target US Department of Defense requirements for lithium energy solutions to support combat systems. The US Defense Budget for 2018 is $700 Billion. Alternet will concentrate defense industry sales efforts on developing partnerships with the approved government contractors that already account for more than $250 Billion in annual US defense spending .

Alternet Patented Lithium Energy Solution 

On July 21, 2017, the Company acquired Lithium IP Holdings in a transaction that included a management and business direction change. Randell Torno was named the new Alternet Systems Chairman and CEO. Edward Bollen, the President of Lithium IP Holdings, also joined the Altnernet Systems management team. On June 23, 2017, Lithium IP Holdings executed an agreement with Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. (NYSE: APD) to exclusively license ten U.S. Patented lithium battery technologies with an option to acquire the ten U.S. Patents.  

Alternet Defense Industry Experience 

Randell Torno and Ed Bollen both have a long background working with companies that are key participants in both industrial and military technology industries. Together they bring both public and private sector experience working in the military and intelligence sectors. Both retired from government service, but are still engaged in recurring work with foreign and domestic government agencies. In their experience, they have repeatedly come across demand for resilient energy solutions that meet industrial and military requirements for stable, safe, long duration power in high impact operating systems. Accordingly, they went to look for such a technology solution and found the portfolio of ten lithium energy technology patents that are now exclusively licensed to Alternet in an agreement that includes an option to purchase.  

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