The most common is the . This is rated at 7.2 Ah at 70 F and 5.6 Ah at -20 F. Based on the Li/SO2 chemistry, in use the US Military in communications applications over the past 10 – 15 years, this type was the only lithium technology currently available that has a proven successful record in combat situations. With a nominal 200 mA drain in typical use, the could provide 28 hours of operation at the minimum temperature.One of the leading manufacturers of is Saft. The company produces three versions of the battery: the BA 5590 Sulfur Dioxide and Manganese Dioxide (LiMnO2) are used as primary sources while Lithium Rechargeable (BA 2590 Li-ion) are gradually replacing some primary batteries in military equipment. In the period 1999 – 2003 Saft delivered 1,000,000 BA-5590 batteries to the US Military, and was the largest supplier of batteries during the 2003 war in Iraq.