293 BQ Allen Quam Affirmative

293 BQ Allen Quam Affirmative - Allen Quam Aff DDI 2008 BQ...

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Allen Quam Aff DDI 2008 BQ    Allen Quam 1AC (1/12) Thus the plan: The United States federal government should provide incentives to the United States military for the development and production of hydrogen fuel cells for the United States military. 1
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Allen Quam Aff DDI 2008 BQ    Allen Quam Advantage 1: Military Procurement The military is currently dependent on fossil fuels as the largest consumer of U.S energy Felicia French, LTC, US Army. April 2005. Army Environmental Policy Institute. HOW THE ARMY CAN BE AN ENVIRONMENTAL PARAGON THROUGH ENERGY. http://www.aepi.army.mil/internet/how-army-can-be-energy- paragon.pdf / nelson The Army does not have the luxury of ignoring its dependence on fossil fuel. Along with the rest of the Nation, it is almost completely dependent on fossil fuel to accomplish its mission . The Department of Defense (DoD) bill for mobility and installation energy was over $8.2 billion in fiscal year 2004 (27: NP). DoD is the largest single consumer of the total U.S. energy consumed. The Army uses about 6 percent of DoD mobility fuels (gas, diesel and jet fuel) to power tactical and utility vehicles, and weapons platforms to include M1 Abrams tanks and all helicopters (9: 4). However, this does not account for the fuel used by Air Force planes and Navy ships in transporting Army personnel and equipment in peacetime and especially in wartime. Fuel logistics for the Army accounts for 70 percent of all tonnage hauled when the Army mobilizes . 2
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Allen Quam Aff DDI 2008 BQ    Allen Quam Military necessity is key to developing new technology-empirically proven Vernon W. Ruttan. 10-9- 06 . Professor at the University of Minnesota. Is War Necessary for Economic Growth? Clemons Lecture. Google. Nelson. http://www.csbsju.edu/clemens/images/HistoricallySpeaking-Issues%20merged%201%2016%2007_2_.pdf The aircraft industry is unique among manufacturing industries in that a government research organization was established to support research on technology development for the industry . By the mid-1920s research conducted or supported by the National Committee on Aeronautics (NACA) was beginning to have a major impact on aircraft design and performance. Most of the early advances that resulted from NACA research and development were “dual use” – applicable to both military and commercial aircraft. Every American airplane and every aircraft engine that was deployed in World War II had been tested and improved by NACA engineers. These advances had been achieved at remarkably low cost. When the Soviet Union launched Sputnik in 1957 it set in motion a series of events that led to NACA being absorbed into a new agency, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The relationship between military procurement and commercial technology development is illustrated with particular force in the development of the Boeing 707 and 747. Boeing engineers began to consider the possibility of developing a commercial jet airliner in the late 1940s. It was considered doubtful that initial sales could justify
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  • Spring '12
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  • United States Department of Defense, Armed forces, United States Army, Electric power transmission, Military of the United States, Fuel cell

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