Ford Pumps It Up; Receives One Million Gallons of JP5

USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) conducted a fueling-at-sea (FAS), March 23, marking the first time the ship has received jet propellant-5 (JP-5) aircraft fuel from a replenishment ship in more than 11 months. Gerald R. Ford successfully received more than one million gallons of JP-5 over the course of three hours from the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Kanawha (T-AO…

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USS Carl Vinson Transfers Over One Million Gallons for Fuel This Year

Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) conducted a fueling-at-sea (FAS) with Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain (CG 57), Sept. 17, delivering more than 150,000 gallons of fuel and setting a milestone of more than 1 million gallons delivered to other ships since January. Vinson refueled nine different ships, including destroyers, cruisers and littoral combat ships, during 15…

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Italian Officer Cadets Learn the Art of Replenishment at Sea

The Education Campaign at sea continues for the Cadet Officers and NCOs of the Navy aboard the destroyer Luigi Durand De La Penne and the refueling Etna who, in these days, have carried out a lateral refueling during navigation in the Gulf of Taranto. The activity is one of the many that are normally carried out by the Naval Units,…

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USS America Replenishes HMS Defender in Philippine Sea

USS America (LHA 6), the Navy’s only forward-deployed amphibious assault ship, conducted a bilateral fueling-at-sea (FAS) with Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender (D 36) while operating with elements of the HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) Carrier Strike Group (CSG-21) in the Philippine Sea, August 20th. This is the first time in history a U.S. amphibious ship has conducted a FAS with…

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HMAS Supply conducts first replenishment at sea

August 13, 2021 – HMAS Supply is one step closer to supporting Australian and partner nation ships after successfully completing the first Replenishment at Sea (RAS) for the Supply Class. HMAS Supply, the Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR), transferred fuel to HMAS Anzac off the east coast of Australia recently. Commander of the Australian Fleet, Rear Admiral Mark Hammond congratulated the…

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JS Hamana Replenishes USS America

On May 22, JS HAMANA conducted joint training in the waters south of Shikoku with USS America, to enhance tactical skills and increase Japan-US interoperability. Commander of JS HAMANA (CDR KINUYAMA Takeo) stated, “The purpose of this training is to enhance the ability of Japanese and US naval vessels with underway replenishment capabilities to provide bilateral logistic support. The logistic…

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