The Army wants tank operators to be able to remotely shuffle armor around their tank in response to threats.
In case the Pentagon didn't make it clear enough that climate change is a real and dangerous thing in its Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) earlier this year, perhaps the new Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap (PDF) will drive the point home. Some of the content is roughly the same, but that title sure makes it sound more desperate.
Military waste isn't exactly new, but it's been making headlines on an increasingly regular basis. Just two weeks ago, we told you about the DOD's bungled MRAP shipping program, which resulted in roughly $100 million in wasted shipping expenses. Today, there's yet another headline-stealing case of waste.
An amendment has been submitted to the Fiscal Year 2007 Department of Defense authorization bill that would increase the use of alternative fuels in the military. House Democratic Whip Hoyer stresses the fact America is forced to take into account the price of oil when making national security decisions. The Department of Defense is the largest single buyer of fuel in America, and any move towards alternative fuels should have a significant impact. The Department of Defense sh
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