Accession Number : AD1015528

Title :   Certification Report: Army Aviation Alternative Fuels Certification Program

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Commander, U.S. Army Research, Development, and Engineering Command Redstone Arsenal United States

Personal Author(s) : Cox,Dale ; Davis,Tracy

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Report Date : 01 Aug 2016

Pagination or Media Count : 53

Abstract : The Department of Defenses primary alternative fuels goal is to ensure operational military readiness, improve battle space effectiveness, and further flexibility of military operations through the ability to use multiple, reliable fuel sources. The Army Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED) developed an Alternative Fuels Certification Program whereas three alternative fuels were tested as part of this program and are detailed in this report. Following completion of the test program, all alternative fuel blends tested were found to be at a Technical Readiness Level (TRL) 7. While this report overall contains unclassified information, several of the supporting test reports do contain proprietary information and as such are not included in this report. Release of those test reports must be coordinated through the appropriate authority.

Descriptors :   Aviation fuels , test and evaluation , Jet engine fuels , synfuels , AVIATION BIOFUELS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE