US Warships Could Soon Run on Detonated Waves

Every one of the modern US Navy's 129 ships, and its entire fleet of aircraft, relies on gas turbines for either basic propulsion or to generate electricity for their critical systems—typically both. But as fuel costs continue to rise, these turbines now burn through nearly $2 billion of fuel annually. That's why the… » 11/07/12 12:00pm 11/07/12 12:00pm