Types of Fuel
Fuel Oil, Diesel Federal Specification VV-F-800 shall be used as the primary fuel. Temperature limits are listed
Fuel Requirements - Temperature Limits (VV-F-800)
For use above -12°C (+10°F)
For use below -12°C (+10°F) to above -29°C (-20°F)
For use below -29°C (-20°F)
Usage temperature may vary dependent on the Cloud Point of the actual DF-2 fuel being supplied in the geographical
DF-1 is not normally procured in CONUS or O CONUS. Refineries will blend DF-2 with Kerosene or further refine
distillate fractions to meet temperature requirements of DF-1.
Alternate and emergency fuels shall be used according to AR 703-1.