Jankel, a manufacturer of defense and security systems, is collaborating with Williams Advanced Engineering to provide services and technologies to contractors in the US defense market. The two companies will work on joint projects to electrify legacy and new military vehicle fleets across the US Department of Defense.
South-Carolina based Jankel Tactical Systems has extensive experience designing and manufacturing vehicle-related technology and integration solutions in the US defense market. Williams Advanced Engineering provides engineering and specialist EV solutions across multiple applications. Its battery systems have been proven in the popular Formula E and Extreme E motorsport series.
Now the two companies aim to combine their technologies and capabilities to electrify military vehicles of all sizes, from light tactical vehicles to main battle tanks.
“This partnership is well-placed to support the integration and delivery of EV solutions, and we look forward to working with the team at Jankel, combining our individual areas of expertise to deliver innovative solutions for the US defense market,” said Williams CEO Craig Wilson.
“Jankel is known around the world for providing outstanding vehicle survivability conversions and complex systems integrations,” said Andrew Jankel, Chairman of the Jankel Group. “We are expanding our expertise to incorporate advanced technologies including remote autonomous systems, cyber-security and platform electrification.” He added that the collaboration with Williams will “bring the very best to the US military by delivering potential EV solutions across its whole range of vehicles both old and new.”