‘An HED combat vehicle does not exist as yet, but we have all the components ready so we could implement it into a vehicle now.’
Racecar Engineering interviewed Managing Director of Claytex to find out how the defence industry can take a leaf out of Formula 1’s book when it comes to designing systems and plugging into hybrid technology.
Optimising performance, improving fuel efficiency and reducing costs are themes common to both Motorsport and Defence albeit for slightly different reasons. Overall, both are trying to reduce their dependence on fossil fuels but for motorsport it’s all about obtaining that ‘greener’ image whereas defence aims to achieve fuel security. Read more
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