The US military is serious about reducing its dependence on traditional fuel sources. Case in point: the FED solar and hybrid Humvees that will burn 70 percent less fuel than traditional armored troop transports.
DARPA has now awarded the second of two Transformer "flying Humvee" study contracts to Lockheed Martin. We just want to know when we'll get to see both concepts fight in a desert death match. Let's get ready to rotor!