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AUSA Winter: US Army displays fuel efficient concept vehicle

21st February 2014 - 11:05 GMT | by Tim Fish in Huntsville


A new vehicle demonstrator that has a fuel efficient design is being shown by the US Army at the AUSA Winter 2014 exhibition in Huntsville, Alabama.

The concept vehicle has been produced by the US Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) under the Fuel Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) programme.

Gus Khalil, chief engineer for the FED vehicle – known as FED Bravo – told Shephard that it can achieve 15 miles to the gallon on-road that compares well to the HMMWV, which has a fuel consumption rate of eight miles to the gallon.

However, the FED

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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