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):

Report Date:

2014-04-10

Pagination or Media Count:

26.0

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.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Military Forces and Organizations
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE