3-6. Lesson 3 Practice Exercise Answer Key and Feedback
Correct Answer and Feedback
The Facilities and Services Guide provides the best information to
determine an installation's capacity to accept cargo. Page 3-3.
The Installation Capacity Report is used to determine the flow of supplies
that can be shipped through an installation to prevent overloading the
installation. The report is updated when major permanent changes occur.
The number of available railcars will change frequently. Page 3-6.
When determining the reception capabilities of an installation you must
consider its weakest link. Rail location and capacity, terminal track
capacity, highway location and facilities, airfield location and capabilities,
and water facilities and locations all have common and unique potential
limitations that can affect cargo throughput. Page 3-7 through 3-8.
The MCT uses DISRs to monitor the spotting, loading, pulling of transport
assets, and the delivery of cargo. Page 3-9.
Fixed facility port terminals a the preferred terminal for water transport
because they normally have the greatest cargo through capability. Page
3-10 through 3-11.
An Army air terminal activity is usually located in the Air Force terminal
and under the direct control of the MCA/MCC. Page 3-12.
A railhead is a small yard or terminal on or at the forward end of a military
railway where troops, supplies, and equipment are transferred to other
transportation modes for further forward movement. Page 3-13.