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DOD-B-15072 Revision E, September 2, 1981
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This specification covers portable, lead-acid storage batteries for use in engine starting and standby or emergency power on Naval ships.

The type designation of portable leadacid storage batteries shall be identified in the following form, as specified (see 3.1 and 6.2.1).
   V-             Ah-           L/D or H/S-              A or B

Voltage        Capacity        Rate/discharge           Battery type
(see  (see   (see            (see

The battery voltage shall be 2, 6, 8, or 12 volts (V).

The battery capacity is a nominal value and shall be stated in ampere-hours (Ah) at the 10-hour rate and 1.220 specific gravity.

The battery rate and discharge shall be one of the following:
         L/D - low rate/deep discharge
         H/S - high rate/shallow discharge

Beneficial comments (recommendations, additions, deletions) and any pertinent data which may be of use in improving this document should be addressed to: Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command, SEA 3112, Department of the Navy, Washington, DC 20362 by using the self-addressed Standardization Document Improvement Proposal (DD Form 1426) appearing at the end of this document or by letter.

The battery type shall be one of the following:
      A - normal intercell connections.
      B - opposite intercell connections to reduce stray magnetic
            fields (for use on mine sweepers).