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The Army has just received the first prototype of a plug-in hybrid electric armored vehicle at their U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Warren, Michigan. The vehicle, dubbed the FED Bravo, was developed by an outside company and is going to help the Army test fuel efficiency in military vehicles with possible widespread adoption in the future. It is the second in the line of fuel-efficient armored vehicles that the Army has tested — the first was the FED Alpha, a humvee that burns 70% less fuel.

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