U.S. Navy Mobility Fuels: Worldwide Survey and Analysis of Both Commercial and Navy Fuels
NATIONAL INST FOR PETROLEUM AND ENERGY RESEARCH BARTLESVILLE OK
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Quality and worldwide availability of distillate fuels have become increasing concerns to the U.S. Department of Defense. In response to these concerns, the David Taylor Research Center DTRC has conducted a worldwide survey of such fuels through a contract with the National Institute for Petroleum and Energy Research NIPER. Representative fuels were collected at both Navy and commercial ports around the world through a NIPER subcontract to ABS Worldwide Technical Services ABSTECH. The collected fuels were Naval Distillate Fuel MIL-F-16884H, NATO F-76, Marine Gas Oil MGO, Heavy Marine Gas Oil HMGO, and Marine Diesel Fuel MDF for the Navy AutomotiveTruck Diesel for the Army and Aviation Turbine Fuel MIL-T-5624L, NATO JP-5 for the Naval Air Propulsion Center. The Navy F-76 fuel samples were characterized at NIPER by 44 different fuel property analyses. Commercial marine fuels Distillate fuels Fuel properties.
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