ESPS Galicia, USNS John Ericsson Engage in RAS

During a recent counter-piracy patrol off the coast of Somalia, Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia, conducted a ‘replenishment at sea’ (RAS) with USNS John Ericsson.

The transfer of fuel took only two hours to complete.

USNS John Ericsson is currently deployed with Task Force 53, that regularly provides replenishment support to European Union counter-piracy warships.