Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Stocking Up

It seems that Israel is stocking up [pdf] on gasoline and jet fuel.

WASHINGTON, August 5, 2010 – The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress today of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Israel of unleaded gasoline, JP-8 aviation fuel and diesel fuel for an estimated cost of $2 billion.

The Government of Israel has requested a possible sale of 60,000,000 gallons of unleaded gasoline, 284,000,000 gallons of JP-8 aviation jet fuel, and 100,000,000 gallons of diesel fuel. The estimated cost is $2 billion.
Uh. Oh.

Cross Posted at Classical Values

1 comment:

Neil said...

Hmmmm, refined petroleum products have a shelf life. What is the normal "burn rate" of the IDF?

My guess is they're doing some contingency planning for the Hezbollah, who are starting to look vulnerable.