The US Navy’s biofuel dilemma – Great Green Fleet sails into controversy

Servicemen prepare an F/A-18E Super Hornet aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) to participate in the Great Green Fleet demonstration, during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in the world’s largest international maritime exercise, from June 29 to August 3.