Manhattan Scientifics Delivers Fuel Cell Unit To U.S. Army

February 9, 2004

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New York, NY - February 9, 2004 - Manhattan Scientifics, Inc. (MHTX) announced today that it has delivered a 700-watt NovArs prototype fuel cell system to the U.S. Army under a contract received in the third quarter of last year. The contract was awarded as part of the Army's Communications-Electronics Command's (CECOM) competitive Foreign Technology Evaluation Program.

Manhattan Scientifics' management said the unit is being evaluated by CECOM with other units as a possible battery charger for tactical units.

A prototype NovArs fuel cell unit of the type being evaluated by the Department of Defense Fuel Cell Test and Evaluation Center (FCTec) was featured in several fuel cell publications and showcased at a recent fuel cell conference in Florida. A copy of the article can be accessed by visiting the MHTX website at

Manhattan Scientifics' COO Jack Harrod said, "We are pleased that the Department of Defense is testing our NovArs fuel cell technology. It is too early to speculate on the long term implications of this activity.