Kicking the Tires Without Lighting the Fires: US Army Armored Cavalry Goes Green

The United States military has announced that efforts to provide its armoured vehicles with non-petroleum based fuel-cells are making progress. First in line for the potential upgrade to hydrogen power is the M1 Abrams which requires a large supply of electricity to feed its onboard equipment, including computers, sensors and communications. The vehicle’s current power is supplied by a diesel engine and alternator. [eventpdf] The projected auxiliary system would harness hyd...
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