Sailors participate in pre-deployment exercises in a riverine command boat powered by an alternative fuel blend

Sailors participate in pre-deployment exercises in a riverine command boat powered by an alternative fuel blend
Exercise
Image by Official U.S. Navy Imagery
NORFOLK (July 12, 2011) Sailors assigned to Riverine Group (RIVGRU) 2 participate in pre-deployment exercises in a riverine command boat powered by an alternative fuel blend of 50 percent algae-based and 50 percent NATO F-76 fuels. The alternative fuel mix supports the secretary of the Navy’s efforts to reduce total energy consumption on naval ships. RIVGRU-2 is stationed at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Andre N. McIntyre/Released)
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