Accession Number : ADA616639


Title :   DoD use of Domestically-Produced Alternative Fuels and Alternative Fuel Vehicles


Descriptive Note : Briefing charts


Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC (OPERATIONAL ENERGY PLANS AND PROGRAMS)


Personal Author(s) : Strogen, Bret M


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a616639.pdf


Report Date : 10 Apr 2014


Pagination or Media Count : 26


Abstract : The enclosed briefing to the Committees includes information on the status of: (1) use and potential use of domestically-produced alternative fuels including but not limited to, natural gas based fuels and biodiesel, in DoD vehicles; (2) current and projected actions by the DoD to increase the use of alternative fuels in vehicles; (3) a description and assessment of current and anticipated commercial availability and demand for alternative fuels including cost; (4) a description of the infrastructure and associated costs required to store and distribute alternative fuels on military installations in the United States that could be adapted for use by alternative fuels; (5) a list and status of the current tactical, non-tactical, and combat vehicle programs that are pursuing either hybrid or electric technologies, or advances to accept alternative fuels; (6) a list of research and development programs and funding investments for operational energy; and (7) any recommendations for legislative or administrative action to ensure that the DoD meets goals for the use of alternative fuels and vehicles.


Descriptors :   *DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE , *FUELS , *GROUND VEHICLES , AVAILABILITY , COMBAT VEHICLES , CONGRESS , COSTS , DEMAND(ECONOMICS) , DEMONSTRATIONS , ELECTRIC PROPULSION , ETHANOLS , HYBRID PROPULSION , LEGISLATION , NATURAL GAS , STORAGE , SYNTHETIC FUELS


Subject Categories : Government and Political Science
      Surface Transportation and Equipment
      Military Forces and Organizations
      Fuels


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE