25 Jun '13, 7pm

2013/06/25 Improved Water Purification Technology Reduces SWaP Logistics Burden

Improved Water Purification Technology Reduces SWaP, Logistics Burden June 25, 2013 MANTRA program enables high capacity, portable water systems for tactical forces Military vehicles don’t run without fuel—and warfighters don’t run without water. As little as a six to eight percent water deficit can be debilitating. [1] As a result, military logistics plans must take into account the approximately three gallons of daily drinking water that each warfighter requires. [2] However, the logistics burden of supplying water to deployed troops is comparable to that of fuel and the economic cost is high. Even more important is the cost in lives; former Marine Corps commandant Gen. James Conway said in 2010, “We take 10 to 15 percent of casualties among Marines involved in the delivery of fuel and water.” [3] The Department of Defense (DoD) currently relies on a number of water desa...

Full article: http://www.darpa.mil/NewsEvents/Releases/2013/06/25.aspx

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