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Agency:    Department of Defense--Military
Bureau:    Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation
Account:    Research, development, test, and evaluation, Army (21-2040)
Certifying Official:    Deputy Comptroller Program/Budget
Contact Information:    http://WWW.DOD.GOV   703-697-5131
Next Generation Non-Tactical Vehicle Propulsion

1 recipient will receive $2,600,000. This is a first-time earmark.
Year Enacted: 2005
Description: Next Generation Non-Tactical Vehicle Propulsion: The U.S.Army has a fleet of approximately 250,000 non-tactical and tactical vehicles. Transitioning this fleet to fuel cell vehicles/hydrogen-powered vehicles provides significant operational advantages to the Army; reduced reliance on fossil fuels, reduced vehicle emissions, increased systems performance and reliability. Fuel cell technology is undergoing rapid development today. Fuel cells have the potential to build upon the electrical aspect of prior electrical vehicle experience & achieve new and even more impressive performance levels. General Motors is currently conducting a fuel cell/hydrogen vehicle demonstration along with the related hydrogen refueling infrastructure operates out of the U.S. Army installation at Fort Belvoir, VA under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S. Army Material Command. It is proposed that the NGenNVP initiative take the current demonstration to the next step with a next generation non-tactical propulsion military truck at Ft. Belvoir & could include demonstrations & operations extended to additional sites in Michigan, New York & California
Beneficiary/Recipient Amount ($K) Program Type Address
General Motors $2,600 For-Profit
Detroit, MI
Source: Appropriations Report Language - Conference
Reference: 108-622
Location: Line 34, Page 260
Citation Excerpt: Next Generation Non-Tactical Vehicle Propulsion

Last Modified: 16-Apr-2007

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