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Department of Defense

Integrated XML database for DoD logistics

There are several systems in use throughout DoD to manage supply inventories, configuration management, Diminishing manufacturers etc. There is a huge oportunity with the advant of truly robust cloud data storage and data exchange formats like xml to save hundreds of millions, if not billions of dollars by combining and merging this data into one superset.
The ideal is to use current data systems and develop a matrix... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Community Based Emergency Centers - Rail-Safe Harbor

Rapid Respose from FEMA.
Local Employment Construction Opportunity.
Base-sites in communities (e.g. Inexpensive warehouse design, eg. Walgreens size) that are multi-use and spread across the National Rail system to house, treat and/or evacuate populace on a temporary short term basis for a few days before, during or after a disaster event. FEMA heavy resources respond to each location within 6 hours via freight rail utilizing... more »

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Department of Defense

Plasma Gasification and SynGas to Diesel Overseas

Diesel is largely used to power generators and run vehicles for contingency operations in forward deployed regions (i.e., Korea). In the case of a contingency operation, it can cost as much as $400 a gallon for this fuel. It costs significantly less to reform SynGas (H+CO) into diesel. To acquire a reliable SynGas source, I recommend funding the construction of plasma gasification units in all enduring garrisons in forward... more »

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