Australian Navy commissions 1st Supply-class auxiliary ship

first_imgSupply and its incoming sister ship, NUSHIP Stalwart, will carry fuel, water, food, parts and dry cargo for the replenishment of Australian and regional partner ships while under way at sea, and to aid in humanitarian and disaster relief when called upon. View post tag: Royal Australian Navy Related Article View post tag: HMAS Supply This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. HMAS Supply (II) was welcomed into Royal Australian Navy service on April 10 during a commissioning ceremony at Fleet Base East in Sydney. Posted: over 2 years ago The Supply-class replenishment vessels are build under a contract signed several years ago with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia. They are based on the Spanish Navy’s Cantabria-class AORs and displace 19,500 tons and measure 173.9 meters in length. Photo: Department of Defence Australia First Australian Supply-class AOR launched in Spain Authorities Welcome to the newest member of #AusNavy’s future fleet!👋Over the weekend #HMASSupply, the 1st of 2 new Supply Class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ships, was welcomed into service. #DYK Supply is part of the largest regeneration of the RAN since #WWII?📖: https://t.co/w7sgk9wZtz pic.twitter.com/EuMlMUNcZl— Department of Defence (@DeptDefence) April 12, 2021 Categories:center_img Posted: over 2 years ago View post tag: Supply-class Now commissioned, Supply will begin the next phase of first-of-class sea trials and integration into the fleet.  “We follow in the footsteps of Supply (I) that fuelled our seafarers with good oil in good spirit, but now we do so again with additional logistics and combat capabilities.” Change your preferences They also have a combat management system, advancing capability over the previous support ships, HMA Ships Success and Sirius. The Royal Australian Navy (RAN) has commissioned HMAS Supply (A195), the first of the two new Supply-class auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) ships. HMAS Supply was launched by Navantia back in November 2018. View post tag: AOR “We celebrated the commissioning of a critical support capability that will help extend the endurance of our task groups and Navy’s ability to protect all Australians,” Commanding Officer Captain Ben Hissink said. Share this articlelast_img

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