No soldier relishes extreme weather; however, an armor unit is especially susceptible to the impacts of Mother Nature. In fact, of the approximate total annual corrosion costs for the Department of Defense (DoD) – $20 billion – about 10 %, or $2 billion, is directly attributable to the Army ground vehicles, including the M1A1 Abrams Tanks. The resulting mass corrosion created a maintenance bottleneck nightmare, until Harris International’s Evapo-Rust rolled onto the field.
Click here to see CleanTech Magazine’s cover story on Evapo-Rust used to de-rust M1A Abrams tanks at Ft. Hood, Texas