The U.S. Army is all set to welcome a new and dynamic next-generation battle tank in order to cope with the challenges of climate change by featuring a new hybrid electric propulsion system. General Dynamics has manufactured this bastion of advanced technology that is designed to utilize 50% less fuel, and in turn, this will help in reducing carbon emissions. However, it should be noted that this next-generation tank, “AbramsX,” has not seen any changes in the capabilities of its tactical range parameters due to the use of less fuel. Moreover, the introduction of this new tank is also subjected to scale-up operations of the new hybrid plant acquired by the U.S. Army.
Coupled with this, you might have observed how the U.S. army is taking into consideration the importance of green energy initiatives in its military equipment and has a mission to reduce the carbon footprint on the environment by about 50% by the next ten years. One of the most intriguing things to note is that the U.S. Army will be deploying electric vehicles for the conduction of its day-to-day operations, except for non-tactical operations. But if this technology keeps moving at the same pace, we can expect that these electric military vehicles will one day carry out non-tactical operations as well.
Not to mention, this next-generation AbramsX tank, manufactured by General Dynamics, will make its first debut at the recent annual meeting of the U.S. Army and Exposition in Washington, D.C. Fuel consumption becomes half in this incredible tank due to the inclusion of a hybrid-diesel electric propulsion system, which also has the capability to operate the tank without causing much noise. The recent Russia-Ukraine conflict has spurred the detection of a large number of tanks and missiles, and the introduction of this new and enhanced battle tank will give the U.S. an ability to tackle any unexpected situation.
To that end, this new hybrid power plant of the U.S. military will also contain the “Stryker family of vehicles” to induce new and advanced capabilities within the weapons in the plant. Furthermore, it has been reported by The Drive that augmented reality (AR) will also be introduced in this battle tank for filtered and more efficient results.