Reply to post: Re: Hmm. Reminds me of the SolChem work of the US NRL in the early 80's.

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Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: Hmm. Reminds me of the SolChem work of the US NRL in the early 80's.

"The US Navy never wanted to be reliant on foreign oil for its fleet ever again.

Then Regan got elected, oil was cheap and the research got shut down."

Hmm? Last I checked, the project is still ongoing, as carriers and jet fuel have always been a weak link.

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