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Old 02-04-2015, 10:25 PM   #2 (permalink)
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AWESOME, but I doubt the military will go for it unless performance (range) is dramatically increased. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency funds all kinds of awesome research for military vehicles, but few of them ever actually make it to us (the troops). Frankly, any military vehicle needs to be able to go at least 200-250 miles to be usable as a patrol/convoy vehicle...because stopping to fill up is best done well out of harms way.

I did fix up a shot up/broken, neglected, and apparently abandoned M103M1 (or maybe M2 because it had auxiliary fuel tanks) when I was in Iraq last time. It was an awesome machine, basically a Kawasaki dirt bike with a diesel/kerosene engine. It was pretty slow for a dirt bike, but a tank of diesel would last for like, ever on base.
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