Accession Number : ADA327185

Title :   Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Use of Intermodal Containers in Joint Operations.

Corporate Author : JOINT CHIEFS OF STAFF WASHINGTON DC

PDF Url : ADA327185

Report Date : 07 JAN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 150

Abstract : This publication describes joint tactics, techniques, and procedures for effective and efficient use of intermodal containers and systems to deploy, sustain, and redeploy forces. It covers all types of International Organization for Standardization (ISO) intermodal containers and flatracks for the surface transportation system and 463L pallet and/or container systems for the air transportation system. This publication describes planning and operational procedures for employing intermodal principles and intermodal containers in operations from unit installation and/or depot through air and/or seaports of embarkation and/or debarkation into the theater of operations and return. Use of intermodal containers and systems is applicable to all types of cargo.

Descriptors :   *RAIL TRANSPORTATION, *MARINE TRANSPORTATION, *AERIAL DELIVERY, *CONTAINERIZED SHIPPING, PORTABLE SHELTERS, LOGISTICS SUPPORT, MILITARY SUPPLIES, DEPLOYMENT, MILITARY REQUIREMENTS, THEATER LEVEL OPERATIONS, MILITARY DOCTRINE, REPAIR, SUPPLY DEPOTS, JOINT MILITARY ACTIVITIES, CARGO, MILITARY PUBLICATIONS, AIRLIFT OPERATIONS, LOGISTICS PLANNING, PALLETS, SHIPPING CONTAINERS, CARGO HANDLING.

Subject Categories : Containers and Packaging
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE