RFA Tideforce was commissioned with the Royal Fleet Auxiliary on July 30, joining her sister ships Tidespring, Tiderace and Tidesurge in providing fuel at sea to Royal Navy, NATO and allied warships.
Tag Archives : Replenishment Tanker
30 Jul 2019
On July 17, the Bundeswehr Inspector General announced the procurement of the future Type 707 replenishment oilers for the German Navy. In 2018, Germany announced that the two existing Type 704 Rhön-class tankers will be decommissioned in 2025. The future vessels will be significantly more efficient than the previous ones, the Navy press office announced.
15 May 2019
The keel for the future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), the US Navy's first John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler, was ceremonially laid at General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company May 13.
30 Apr 2019
Chinese ship-spotters took pictures showing China' second aircraft carrier alongside the Type 901 supply vessel Hulunhu (呼伦湖 ) for the first time. This picture, taken on April 28th at the Dalian shipyard, shows the future of the PLAN carrier strike groups.
11 Mar 2019
The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) future HMNZS Aotearoa is a new Polar-class support vessel being built by South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) as part of the Maritime Sustainment Capability project. A picture shared by the RNZN shows the stern section and flight deck are now completed.
01 Feb 2019
Chantiers de l'Atlantique and Naval Group were notified yesterday of an order for four Logistic Support Ships (LSS). Previously known as FLOTLOG (for Flotte Logistique), the BRF (bâtiments ravitailleurs de force or force replenishment vessel) contract is valued at 1.7 Billion Euros. The design of the French BRF is based on the Italian LSS (Vulcano-class)