Army expects electric tank by 2050, official says

By Evan Ochsner / April 18, 2022 at 4:50 PM
The Army intends to field all-electric tanks by 2050, a top service energy and environment official told Inside Defense on Friday, but it will require major technological improvements to meet that target. The Army is optimistic it will have fully electric tactical vehicles by 2050, said Paul Farnan, principal deputy assistant secretary of the Army for installations, energy and environment, but that will require major improvements in battery technology and battlefield charging capabilities. "We are expecting technology across the...

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