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Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) Vision
ARMY TANK AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI
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DoD Energy Security Goals Increase force protection Fewer fuel convoys means fewer people and systems in harms way Increase sustainability Operate for longergo farther without resupply Reduce OS costs Crude oil closed at 96.37Bbl on 11-7-07 DoD standard refined price is additional 25Bbl Free up manpower and equipment. Reduce dependency on foreign oil Reduce revenue flow to unfriendlyunstable nations. ... The Fuel Efficiency Demonstrator FED Program was initiated by OSD to address energy conservation needs highlighted by the Defense Science Board Energy Security Task Force. The overarching goal of the program is to improve military vehicle technology to reduce fuel consumption on the battlefield, and reduce our dependence on oil.
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