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US Military Slated to Quadruple Renewable Energy Installations by 2025

US Military Slated to Quadruple Renewable Energy Installations by 2025

As the largest military force on the planet, the US Department of Defense (DoD) is also the largest consumer of energy in the world. Every year, the combined forces use 3.7 billion kilowatt hours of

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BAE Systems Develops Hybrid Electric Drive Tank for the U.S. Army

BAE Systems Develops Hybrid Electric Drive Tank for the U.S. Army

The United States Military has long been a supporter for alternative energy in order to make the assorted Armed Forces as efficient as possible. The efforts have seen the development of everything from

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Airforce Plans to Source 50% of Domestic Fuel from Biofuel by 2016

Airforce Plans to Source 50% of Domestic Fuel from Biofuel by 2016

In an effort to shed its reliance on foreign oil, the United States Airforce has expressed the desire to switch to biofuels to run its warplanes. With approval to use these fuels slated to clear by 2012,

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Army Testing Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Tanks

Army Testing Hydrogen Fuel Cell-Powered Tanks

Photo by Nevada Tumbleweed We’ve all heard by now that the army is trying to reduce its “carbon bootprint” with everything from solar panels to hybrid aircraft. The military’s

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Air Force Jet Takes Off with Sustainable Fuel Source

Air Force Jet Takes Off with Sustainable Fuel Source

A huge milestone was recently reached at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida when an A-10C Thunderbolt jet took to the air running its engine on plant based fuel. The Air Force is the largest consumer of

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Britain’s New Dragon Runner Robot Deactivates Live Explosives

Britain’s New Dragon Runner Robot Deactivates Live Explosives

Are you good at video games? Then you might be able work the Dragon Runner, a 14 lb bomb-disposal robot unveiled today by the British Ministry of Defence. The robot, which measures 9″x8″x3,

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