(1) The information was derived from actual consumption data recorded from previous events. The
information is only accurate if certain conditions apply:
Same vehicles/type of exercise.
(2) Recordkeeping for actual consumption during major training exercises and tactical marches is
essential. Get the information from DA Forms 4702-R, 3643, or 3644, the monthly accountability reports,
maintenance records, and logistics reports.
b. The Equipment Consumption Method - determines consumption for all individual pieces of
equipment for one day except for combat tracked vehicles.
(1) . Must know what equipment is to be used (LIN from TOE, TDA, or equipment listing) and the
(2) Usage rates vary by geographical location. Data are found in FM 101-10-1/2:
(a) Table 2-12 - consumption rate in hours or kilometers, need to get fuel type and equipment
(b) Table 2-13 -- usage rate by hours or kilometers based on equipment type from Table 2-12.
NOTE: (Table 2-12) (Table 2-13)
X Equipment quantity
EXAMPLE 1: Compute the fuel requirement for one day of operation given the following information: