US Military's Biggest Gas Guzzlers

10/25/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Michael Graham Richard Treehugger

U.S. Military: Single-Largest Consumer of Oil in the World
We constantly hear about how this or that car gets X miles per gallon, but we rarely hear anything about the fuel consumption of the various armies around the world. Out of curiosity, we decided to have a closer look. We limited ourselves to US military ground vehicles (all of which are currently deployed in Iraq, as far as we know). We might look at the Air Force and Marine at some point in the future.

Read on for a look at the fuel efficiency of 7 U.S. military combat vehicles.

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