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expand Question : Are commercial standards ok for shipment of military equipment? ‎(1)
expand Question : Are the models validated? ‎(1)
expand Question : Can I deflate the tires on my vehicle to meet a rail clearance profile? ‎(1)
expand Question : Do I need to contact you for any piece of equipment, even computers transported in transit cases? ‎(1)
expand Question : Does SDDCTEA have to perform the modeling? ‎(1)
expand Question : Does simulation eliminate a test requirement? ‎(1)
expand Question : How do I get certification for transport on Air Force fixed wing aircraft? ‎(1)
expand Question : How do I get copies of your transportability analyses, references and publications and assistance on provision design and analysis? ‎(1)
expand Question : How do I get helicopter sling load certification? ‎(1)
expand Question : I'm confused over shelter and HMMWV vehicle weight ratings. Why can't I load my M1097/LMS combination to the shelter rating?  ‎(1)
expand Question : In the past we have seen Army helicopters shrink wrapped in order to transport them. Is that still the case? ‎(1)
expand Question : Is there any guidance on how to secure the heavy or armored doors on military equipment during rail transport? ‎(1)
expand Question : I've heard the term "transportability problem item". Just what is a transportability problem item?  ‎(1)
expand Question : We have heard there is new chain guidance for transport of military equipment on rail flat cars. How can we get a copy of this guidance? ‎(1)
expand Question : What are the standards and handbooks used for transportability during procurement? ‎(1)
expand Question : What information needs to be provided to perform transportability modeling? ‎(1)
expand Question : What is a Military Load Classification? ‎(1)
expand Question : What is modeling and simulation (M&S)? ‎(1)
expand Question : What is the rail impact test and why is it required? ‎(1)
expand Question : What is Transportability? ‎(1)
expand Question : What transportation modes can you model? ‎(1)
expand Question : Where can I find testing information and costs? ‎(1)
expand Question : Why are nylon tiedowns not acceptable for rail transport in CONUS? ‎(1)
expand Question : Will modeling prevent failures during testing/transport? ‎(1)
expand Question : You have a pamphlet, TEA 55-23, Tiedown Handbook for Containerized Movements which covers a great deal of information relating to container movement, but do you have any guidance for the inspection of commercial and military intermodal containers? ‎(1)

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