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fuel cells in VTOLS and other vehicles
« on: 03 June 2011, 08:15:53 »
I know that fuel cells are not supposed to be used as the power plants for combat vehicles, but I was wondering if they could be retrofitted in place of an existing ICE engine in a vehicle. If so, would they require any additional tonnage like if you used a fusion engine or is it purely the tonnage of the fuel cell power plant like it is when you use a ICE engine?

There are certainly armed vehicles in the canon TRO's of a variety of types including ships and even Mechs that are powered by fuel cells. For a world that lacks the industry to readily make fusion engines but can make fuel cells, this might be a viable option for most types of vehicles.
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