Accession Number : ADA151596


Title :   Proceedings of the 1983 Spring Meeting of the Packaging, Handling and Transportability Division of the American Defense Preparedness Association Held at Port Hueneme, California on April 26-28, 1983


Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a151596.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1983


Pagination or Media Count : 215


Abstract : The proponents of this work are the United States Marine Corps engineer forces and the Naval Construction Force in which we include Mobile Construction Battalions, (MCB's) Amphibious Seabees (ACBs) and other elements of the Beach Group. Our parent organization is the Naval Facilities Engineering Command. A large portion of our work is done in response to an amphibious scenario, usually in support of a notional Marine Amphibious Force (MAF), which can total about 50,000 people and be supported by a regiment of construction Seabees, a battalion of ACBs and other Navy beach group elements. We also respond, however, to the Seabee mission to construct advanced bases. There are five areas in which we are making are major efforts. POL (Petroleum, Oils, and Lubricants) concentrates on fuel delivery, storage and distribution with recent emphasis on support of mobile force operations. We are concerned with fuel flow from the offshore tanker to the fuel tank of the user vehicle ashore. Logistic Mobility emphasize is on cargo/container handling and standardized packaging in both amphibious assault and Rapid Deployment Joint Task Force scenarios. Horizontal Construction means improving our engineering efficiency by better planning and programming of earthwork and surfacing, and the reduction or streamlining of heavy equipment needs. General Construction addresses expeditionary shelter technologies, with particular emphasis on mobility and effectiveness in climatic extremes. Service and support has, in the recent past, covered projects in a wide range of engineer facilities from laundry, shower and head units to solid waste disposal.


Descriptors :   *LOGISTICS SUPPORT , MOBILITY , DELIVERY , SYMPOSIA , OPERATIONAL READINESS , SHELTERS , AMPHIBIOUS OPERATIONS , FUELS , CONSTRUCTION , PACKAGING , NAVAL OPERATIONS , DEFENSE PLANNING , CARGO HANDLING , POL STORAGE , MILITARY ENGINEERING , MARINE CORPS OPERATIONS , CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT , EARTHWORK , SEABEES


Subject Categories : Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE