QinetiQ North America Introduces Q-Gen 2.0 One Man-Portable Generator

Rugged and ready today for battlefield use, Q-Gen 2.0 offers a competitive advantage over other generators in that it starts and operates on the most common battlefield fuel, and it does not depend on accelerants or specialty fuels.

Reston, VA- QinetiQ North America (QNA) today introduced Q-Gen™ 2.0, the latest version of its 1kW, JP-8 compatible, one-man portable generator. Q-Gen 2.0 has been proven to start reliably and run on JP-8 and other heavy fuels in the operational conditions and ambient environments typical of modern battlefields.


Rugged and ready today for battlefield use, Q-Gen 2.0 offers a competitive advantage over other generators in that it starts and operates on the most common battlefield fuel, and it does not depend on accelerants or specialty fuels. Q-Gen 2.0 also automatically adjusts air flow and engine operating temperature in response to fluctuations in the environment or applied load. In addition, Q-Gen 2.0 features significantly improved batteries and a more efficient intake manifold vaporizer for superior performance.

"The growing need for mobile power solutions is a key challenge for the military today," said QNA Technology Solutions Group President J.D. Crouch. "Q-Gen 2.0 is a versatile power management system that can support the mission needs of any military team requiring on-demand expeditionary power, anywhere in the world."

Q-Gen 2.0 is a lightweight power solution that is easily transported by a single warfighter to support military missions in remote, hostile or austere environments. Operating on JP-8 fuel, Q-Gen 2.0 delivers 900W of continuous power for over three hours on a single tank of fuel, and can be combined with other Q-Gen units to provide additional, scalable power according to mission requirements.

Operating as the U.S. component of QinetiQ Group plc's Global Products division, QNA's Technology Solutions Group is a world leader in technology solutions that save lives in defense, security and commercial environments. For more information, visit www.QinetiQ-NA.com and read our blog at techblog.qinetiq-na.com.

About QinetiQ North America

QinetiQ North America is a subsidiary of QinetiQ Group plc, the FTSE250 company listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE:QQ.L). Operating in North America, QNA delivers world-class technology, responsive services, and innovative solutions for global markets, focusing on US government and commercial customers. Its engineers, scientists and other professionals deliver high quality products and services that leverage detailed mission knowledge and proven, reliable tools and methodologies to meet the rapidly changing demands of national defense, homeland security and information assurance customers. QNA is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. For more information visit www.qinetiq-na.com.

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