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 *FM 55-80
FIELD MANUAL
No. 55-80
HEADQUARTERS
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
Washington, DC, 13 August 1997

 

FM 55-80

ARMY CONTAINER OPERATIONS

TABLE OF CONTENTS


PREFACE

 

CHAPTER 1.

INTRODUCTION TO INTERMODALISM

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1-2.
1-3.
1-4.
1-5.
1-6.
1-7.
1-8.
1-9.
1-10.
1-11.
1-12.
1-13.
1-14.
1-15.
1-16.
1-17.
Background
Responsibilities within the Defense Transportation System
Department of Defense
Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, Transportation Policy
Secretary of the Army
Supported Commander in Chiefs
Army Service Component Commander
Commanders
United States Transportation Command
Military Traffic Management Command
Procurement and Leasing of Common-Use Containers
National-level Management
Theater-level Management
Fundamentals of Intermodalism and Intermodal Container Use
Principles of Containerization
Prioritizing Intermodal Resources
Transportation Modes

CHAPTER 2.

THEATER CONTAINER OPERATIONS

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2-2.
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2-4.
2-5.
2-6.
2-7.
2-8.
2-9.
2-10.
2-11.
2-12.
2-13.
2-14.
2-15.
Theater Container Distribution
Theater Container Management Activities
Container Management Objectives
OCONUS Container Management
Planning
Container Control
Port Operations
Container Discharge at Seaports
Seaport Clearance
Container Operations at Echelons Above Corps
Container Operations at Corps and Division
Retrograde Use of Containers
Interface with CONUS
Inventories
Containers Lost, Damaged, or Destroyed

CHAPTER 3.

TECHNOLOGY

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3-2.
3-3.
3-4.
3-5.
3-6.
Background
DOD Transportation Policy
Automated Information Systems
Automatic Identification Technology
Radio Frequency Identification
Overview of RF Technology

CHAPTER 4.

SUSTAINMENT OPERATIONS

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4-2.
4-3.
4-4.
4-5.
4-6.
Container Consolidation Locations and Capabilities
Forecasting Container Requirements
Consolidation Procedures
Container Booking
Automated Manifest System
Cargo Excluded from DLA Consolidation and Containerization Points

CHAPTER 5.

UNIT DEPLOYMENT OPERATIONS

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5-12.
5-13.
5-14.
5-15.
5-16.
Planning
Key Players
Hazardous Cargo Certifying Official
Deployment Training
Emergency Deployment Readiness Exercise
Strategic to Operational Movement
Container Requirements
Container Planning Factors
Pre-Deployment Preparations
Receiving the Container
Equipment Preparation
Vehicle Reduction Standards
Unit Documentation
Transportation Control Number
Cargo Identification Procedures
Load Diagram and Shipment Unit Packing List

CHAPTER 6.

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS AND SENSITIVE CARGO

  6-1.
6-2.
6-3.
6-4.
6-5.
6-6.
6-7.
Preparing/Documenting Hazardous Materials
Ammunition
Responsibilities
Containers Loading
Classified and Protected Sensitive Cargo
Classified Cargo
Sensitive Cargo

CHAPTER 7.

MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION

  7-1.
7-2.
7-3.
7-4.
7-5.
7-6.
Responsibilities and Funding
User Checks
Maintenance
Container Inspection Criteria
Regulatory Mandates
Markings and Data Plates

APPENDIX A.

FORCE STRUCTURE FOR CONTAINER HANDLING

APPENDIX B.

CONTAINER-HANDLING EQUIPMENT

APPENDIX C.

SAMPLE THEATER SOP

APPENDIX D.

CONTAINER STUFFING OPERATIONS

APPENDIX E.

CONTAINER CHARACTERISTICS AND TYPES

APPENDIX F.

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FORMS

GLOSSARY

 

REFERENCES

 

AUTHORIZATION LETTER

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