PETROLEUM HANDLING EQUIPMENT
Critical Tasks: 01-5103.30-2120
In this lesson you will be come learn about petroleum equipment and their capabilities.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Identify bulk petroleum handling equipment capabilities of each of the military services
and how they are employed in a theater of operations.
Using the corresponding lesson plan and references and notes.
IAW FM 10-67-1, FMFM 4-18, AFP 144-3 and the corresponding lesson plan with at
least 75 percent accuracy.
FM 10-67-1, FMFM 4-18 and AFP 144-3
As a petroleum officer in a joint operation, you should know the capabilities of other services for bulk fuel
storage, distribution, and handling to make the most effective use of your assets. This block of instruction is
intended to give you a very brief overview of the bulk petroleum handling equipment used by the Army, Navy,
Air Force, and Marine Corps. Army equipment and employment will be covered in more detail at the proponent
school under Annex C.
Army Petroleum Handling Equipment. The Army has the responsibility for inland distribution of bulk
petroleum for all services in a theater of operations. To do this mission, the Army has developed new systems
and improved older ones.
Tactical Fuel Systems.
Inland Petroleum Distribution System. - IPDS was designed to meet the Army's requirement to transport bulk
petroleum to all land forces in a theater of operations. IPDS consists of three major components: