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1. What makes railroad system be good target for unconventional forces?

Easy to access, and takes small amount of effort to create huge effect

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2. What is Railroad system priority of attack?

Division HQ/Signal links
Yard terminals and control centers
Track and structures
Locomotives
Rolling Stocks

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3. Track destruction should be accomplished at:

Curves, switches, frogs, and crossovers

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4. What is the minimum gap of rail destruction?

At minimum 20 feet

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5. What is the most critical factor in railroad tunnel demolitions?

The types of rock

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6. What is “T” type demolition well in tunnel destruction?

750 lbs per ends of the well that have a 15 ft thick “Burden”

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7. True or False: Railroad are most vulnerable to unconventional warfare forces?

True

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8. What are the three types of Locomotives?

Diesel-electric, Electric, and Steam