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man portable

Capable of being carried by one man. Specifically, the term may be used to qualify:1. Items designed to be carried as an integral part of individual, crew-served, or team equipment of the dismounted soldier in conjunction with assigned duties. Upper weight limit: approximately 14 kilograms (31 pounds.)
2. In land warfare, equipment which can be carried by one man over long distance without serious degradation of the performance of normal duties.
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The Report Focuses on Man Portable Military Electronics Market in Asia Pacific Market, especially in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Southeast Asia, India, Australia.
The surging military spending is anticipated to boost the market for man portable military electronics.
New Delhi [India], Mar 14 (ANI): India has successfully carried out the trial of the Man Portable Anti Tank Guided Missile (MP-ATGM) being developed for infantry troops of the Indian Army.The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) carried out the trial of the missile with two-three km strike range on Wednesday night in Rajasthan desert.This was the fourth overall development trial of the MP-ATGM which is being developed for the infantry troops against the enemy tank regiments."Both the missiles hit their target with complete precision and all the desired mission objectives were met successfully," DRDO officials said.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global man portable military electronics market to grow at a CAGR of 4.51% over the period 2014-2019.
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API and its portable power partner, Ingenium Technologies Inc, are currently executing a US Navy R&D contract for a novel energy source for UUVs, involving man portable systems for military and commercial portable power applications, replacing gasoline generators and batteries.
However, unlike the PBIS-1000 which generates 1000 litres of hydrogen in 20 minutes, this man portable system will generate the same amount of hydrogen, but over a longer period of time, depending on cartridge size and required power level.