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July 12, 2016

Scorpion Flies with Lithium-ion Batteries

WICHITA, Kan. — True Blue Power announced the company is supplying new TB44 (46 amp-hour) lithium-ion aircraft batteries to Textron AirLand for use on the Scorpion Jet.

True Blue Power specializes in the custom design and manufacturing of next-generation power solutions for the global aviation industry. The TB44 Advanced Lithium-ion Battery utilizes a proprietary Nanophosphate® lithium-ion cell chemistry that offers superior energy density, delivering twice as much energy per kilogram when compared to lead acid or NiCad alternatives.

The Scorpion Jet is a multi-role tactical aircraft that is designed to excel in roles such as intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), close air support, armed reconnaissance, maritime and border patrol and jet training missions. The twin-engine tactical jet provides unparalleled acquisition and operating costs and a dispatch reliability rating exceeding 98 percent.

To learn more about True Blue Power advanced lithium-ion power solutions, contact Rick Slater, Director, True Blue Power, at (316) 630-0101 or visit To learn more about the Textron AirLand Scorpion Jet, visit