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Alcoa Defense’s Aluminum Structure For Army Demonstrator Reduces Weight By Up To 10% And Fuel Consumption By 6-7%

From (verified), October 25, 2010

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Alcoa Defense has created an aluminum structure for the Army’s Fuel-Efficient Ground Vehicle Demonstrator (FED) that will make the vehicle up to 10% lighter than a comparably sized steel vehicle and reduce fuel consumption by 6-7% because the lighter vehicle frame enables a lighter engine, driveline and chassis.

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