Random Flashcards Preview

TA > Random > Flashcards

Flashcards in Random Deck (54)
Loading flashcards...
1

where does target selection begin

area/theater commander level

2

what is a target component

any distinct element, installation or activity specially identified for attack

3

what does the use of a flow chart do

helps identify critical components (choke points)

4

how do diesel electric locomotives run

relays in the wheels that run motors in the wheels

5

what is a critical component to attack on a diesel electric locomotive

the shaft that comes from the engine to the generator

6

what are journal boxes

hold bearings for the wheels, use 2 pounds of explosives

7

what are the two types of electric locomotives

third rail and overhead powerlines

8

what are some critical points of highway systems

overpasses

dams

ferries

bridges/culverts

tunnels

cuts/fills

9

what are three types of demolitions

reserved, deliberate and hasty

10

describe reserved demo

commanded and planned at the tactical or strategic level

11

describe deliberate demo

used when enemy interferrence during prep is unlikely

12

whats a key thing when doing hasty demo

each charge is primed as it is placed

13

when planning bridge demo you give priority to what

tension members over compression

14

what is the weakest point on a cantilever bridge

the suspended span

15

whats the most vulnerable point on an artillery piece

the breach block

16

when are aircraft most vulnerable

during approach and departure

17

where do you attack radar dishes

on the cone

18

when interdicting runways how do you place the charges

15' apart diagonally

19

what are the most critical components of waterway systems

ports, dams and locks

20

why are surface combatant vessels harder to attack

they are thick hulled, multi-compartmented and may have swimmer defense mechanisms

21

how much coal do coal power plants keep on hand

60-90 days

22

out of all the systems what is the most important factor

electrical power

23

what are the three classes of power plants

base load

intermediate

peak load

24

which plant produces energy at the least cost

coal/base load

25

which plant is the least cost effective

peak load

26

which plant is the largest producer of energy

Nuclear

27

what is the most critical component of the substation and where is it

the step down transformer, the middle of substation

28

what is the analysis priorites for an energy complex

generation

transmission/control

distribution

29

what are the types of energy generation for plants

thermal

nuclear

hydroelectric

internal combustion unit

30

what are the interdiction priorities for thermal plants

turbine generator assembly

generator step up unit

condensor

boilers

reactors

plant control room

outside elements