Types of Fuel
Fuel Oil, Diesel Federal Specification VV-F-800 shall be used as the primary fuel. Temperature limits are listed below:
Fuel Requirements - Temperature Limits (VV-F-800)
For use above -12ºC (+10ºF)1
For use below -12ºC (+10ºF) to above -29ºC (-20ºF)
For use below -29ºC (-20ºF)
1Usage temperature may vary dependent on the Cloud Point of the actual DF-2 fuel being supplied in the geographical
2DF-1 is not normally procured in CONUS or OCONUS. 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.