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  • 11 July 2013
    Training & Education

    HMAS Newcastle’s Ship’s Company has battled through 35-degree heat and 97-percent humidity to complete multiple replenishment operations with the United States Naval Service ship USNS Patuxent in the Gulf of Aden, in the Middle East Area of Operations. Newcastle was supplied with 400,000 litres of F44 and F76 fuel during the four-hour Replenishment At Sea – Liquids (RAS-L). The RAS-L […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Plymouth based HMS Dasher and Cardiff based HMS Exploit have recently carried out a replenishment at sea (RAS) in the Bay of Biscay as part of Operation Southern Sun.   P2000s do not have the capability to replenish fuel at sea and instead RAS to practice shiphandling and seamanship skills. Exploit and Dasher passed goods […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Despite the rough seas and howling wind, the crew on HMAS Perth battled the elements to conduct a Replenishment At Sea (RAS) with the United States Naval Ship Matthew Perry. With just 50 metres between the two ships, extreme precision is required to keep both ships steady on the same course and maintain the gap […]

  • 26 September 2013

    Three ships have held a simultaneous Replenishment at Sea in the Gulf of Oman in a highly complex manoeuvre during which they could be no more than fifty metres apart. In the middle was Royal Fleet Auxiliary Fort Victoria which has the ability to refuel two ships at the same time – with RFA Fort […]

  • 26 September 2013

    Underway replenishment can be an arduous work, especially since every step has to be planned very well. However, for sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52) that came alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) for refueling, this was just another day on the job. […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy ship, HMS Somerset replenished at sea with the US Navy replenishment oiler USNS Laramie.   HMS Somerset received fuel from the Command Task Force 53 tanker without having to leave her area of operations. The type 23 frigate recently passed the Suez Canal and was in need of refuelling before continuing her […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Illustrious tops up her fuel tanks ready for her arrival in the Philippines. The Portsmouth based amphibious helicopter carrier met with Australian tanker HMAS Sirius in the South China Sea roughly halfway through the 1200 nautical mile journey between Singapore and the Philippines. HMS Illustrious had left Singapore the previous day after loading around […]

  • 17 June 2015

    An MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter attached to the Blackjacks of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21 lifts pallets of supplies during a replenishment-at-sea. The supplies were transferred from the flight deck of the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) during a vertical replenishment with Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex […]

  • 22 November 2013

    In the early morning of Tuesday 19 November, EU Naval Force warship ITS Libeccio carried out a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the American auxiliary ship, USNS Arctic. The RAS, which was conducted in coordination with the US Fast Combat Support Ship, required the two ships to sail very close together so that the fuel […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Training & Education

    On Friday, 9th January 2015, EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Rayo, successfully conducted a Replenishment-at-Sea (RAS) with United States supply ship USNS Charles Drew in the Gulf of Aden. Task Force 53, to which the US ship is attached, provides regular replenishment support to the EU Naval Force’s counter-piracy warships and other international forces in […]

  • 23 July 2014

    Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80), successfully completed a replenishment-at-sea (RAS) with the Military Sealift Command USNS Richard E. Byrd (T-AKE 4) the afternoon of July 20.   The RAS lasted roughly two hours with more than 120,000 gallons of fuel being transferred to Roosevelt. Byrd is one of 12 dry cargo/ammunition […]

  • 1 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Images: Spanish Navy Spanish Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship ‘Patiño’ (A-14) has carried out its 2,000th RAS, this time with the American destroyer USS Farragut. The ship is participating in the multinational exercise TGEX 216 off the coast of Florida, USA. The Patiño has recently integrated into the Royal Canadian Navy to participate in the international […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Training & Education

    Whilst conducting counter-piracy operations off the Horn of Africa different nations from different task forces often meet. In this case the US supply ship USNS Joshua Humphreys from Task Force 53 provided two flagships with fuel.   FGS Brandenburg flagship of the EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta took station on the supplier’s left and […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    During a recent counter-piracy patrol off the coast of Somalia, Operation Atalanta flagship, ESPS Galicia, conducted a Replenishment At Sea (RAS) with French Navy ship, FS Var. The meeting at sea between ESPS Galicia and FS Far provided the Force Commander, Rear Admiral Gómez Fernández de Córdoba, with an opportunity to visit FS Var. He […]

  • 13 June 2013

    HMAS Newcastle has conducted her first Replenishment at Sea (RAS) serial in the Middle East Area of Operations with RFA Fort Victoria on 29 May 2013. This RAS was the first such evolution in the MEAO for Newcastle (CMDR P. O’Grady, CSM) and added to Newcastle’s growing list of partnerships with international replenishment ships. Newcastle […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Four Sailors were injured Oct. 16 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) when a line parted during a refueling at sea between Truman and the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) off the coast of Florida. Two of the injured Sailors were flown via Navy helicopter […]

  • 29 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Australian guided missile frigate HMAS Sydney has successfully completed a replenishment at sea (RAS) with the Spanish tanker ESPS Cantabria off the coast of Cairns, while on passage to Japan, where the Australian warship will embed with the United States Navy’s 7th Fleet. HMAS Sydney’s Commanding Officer, Commander Karl Brinckmann, said the RAS was […]

  • 30 August 2013

    HMAS Newcastle’s third Replenishment at Sea (RAS) activity in the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO) was conducted with the French Command and Replenishment Ship FS Somme. The RAS, which was performed in early July, was the Australian ship’s sixth with a coalition replenishment vessel since commencing maritime security patrols in the region on 27 […]

  • 3 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Two Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships have completed a six hour Replenishment at Sea to handover duties as the UK and coalition partner fleet tanker RFA Wave Ruler is handing over to RFA Fort Victoria and sent the Fort Victoria vital supplies for the deployment in exchange for fuel for the journey home. RFA Fort Victoria’s […]

  • 2 June 2014

    U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10). Blue Ridge is on patrol in the Java Sea.   USS Blue Ridge is the lead ship of the two Blue Ridge-class command ships of the U.S. Navy, […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Monday, 8 September, EU Naval Force Belgian frigate, BNS Leopold I, conducted a replenishment at sea with the German support ship FGS Berlin in the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor (IRTC).   As the ships sailed close to each other, maintenance equipment was transferred from FGS Berlin’s deck to BNS Leopold I’s forecastle via a […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) conducted its first replenishment-at-sea (RAS) of its patrol, May 25. The mighty Antietam’s deck department was at the heart of the evolution and was responsible for safely receiving 30 pallets of supplies via vertical replenishment (VERTREP) and approximately 200,000 gallons of fuel via connected replenishment. Antietam began […]

  • 14 August 2014

    The amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), right, and the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Laramie (T-AO 203) conduct a replenishment-at-sea.   Bataan is the flagship for the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and, with the embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (22nd MEU), is deployed in support of maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts […]

  • 3 June 2014

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) prepares to come alongside the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) to conduct a replenishment-at-sea.   Kidd is on patrol with the George Washington Carrier Strike Group in support of regional security and stability in the Indo-Asia Pacific region. [mappress] […]

  • 16 June 2014

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), participates in a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE 14).   Antietam is on patrol with the George Washington Carrier Strike Group supporting of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. USS Antietam was named for the site […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Training & Education

    The US Navy ships, USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) and USNS Big Horn (T-AO 198), conducted an underway replenishment at sea on February 18, 2014.   USS Philippine Sea is deployed within George H. W. Bush Carrier Strike Group, which consists of Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8, Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 22 and USS Truxtun (DDG […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches the German navy replenishment tanker FGS Spessart (A1442) for a replenishment-at-sea while underway for Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014. Now in its 42nd year, BALTOPS is an annual, multinational exercise with the goal of enhancing maritime capabilities, interoperability and supporting regional stability. USS Oscar Austin (DDG-79) is […]

  • 10 February 2017
    Training & Education

    Off the west coast of Africa frigate HMS Portland takes on fuel from tanker RFA Gold Rover – the very last time the oldest vessel in the UK’s Naval Service will provide ‘black gold’ to fuel front-line operations. The 11,000-tonne support vessel is due to decommission in the UK next month – 43 years after […]

  • 25 March 2014

    On Tuesday 18 March, three EU Naval Force warships, FS Siroco, FGS Hessen and ESPS Relampago gathered in the Gulf of Aden for a joint replenishment at sea (RAS) with the American logistics ship, USNS Pecos from Task Force 53. Ships from Task Force 53 provide regular replenishment support to the European Union’s counter-piracy warships […]