Thursday , 17 October 2019

Tag Archives: biofuels

Army Unveils World’s First Military Fleet of Fuel Cell Vehicles

U.S. Army, Pacific, Public Affairs Office HONOLULU – U.S. Army, Pacific unveiled a fleet of 16 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles that the military services in Hawaii are testing in an effort to research efficient, clean and renewable energy sources and reduce the U.S. military’s dependence on petroleum. “The Army continues to investigate technologies and partnerships that give the United States …

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Hybrid Vehicles

From the U.S. Army [youtube t8kzZdNGxD8 nolink] The U.S. Army unveils a hybrid vehicle at the Chicago Auto Show.  This vehicle demonstrates the kind of hybrid technology that the Army is working on utilizing now and in the future.  Fuel efficiency and hybrid technology coming to the battlefield could be of great use to the troops and will save fuel and finances.

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Reducing Energy Demands to Increase Effectiveness

By Army Sgt. 1st Class Tyrone C. Marshall Jr. American Forces Press Service WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Defense Department’s announcement of $18 million to fund six military programs designed to reduce energy demand is primarily about increasing military effectiveness, a senior Pentagon official said. “The real reason to do this is for military effectiveness to give our forces better tools, …

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Navy to Demonstrate Biofuel Use During Exercise

By Karen Parrish, American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, DD.C. – The U.S. Navy will employ a biofuel blend to power aircraft and most vessels participating in a maritime exercise that’s slated to be conducted near Hawaii next summer, senior officials told reporters today. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack held a conference call …

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