A138 RFA Tidesurge

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary




   


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: GXRM


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History of UK A138 RFA Tidesurge

2012-febOrdered
2018-mar-27HomeportA and P Falmouth MARS Tanker Arrived in Falmouth at Duchy Wharf, for UK weapons and communications fit
2018-novTrialsConducting First of Class Flying Trials with RAF Chinook.
2019-oct-5DeploymentNorth Western Approaches JW19-2 Exercise Joint Warrior 19-2 Participated in JW19-2

Specifications

   

    from Tide class
37000light (tn)
200.80length (m)
28.60beam (m)
10draught (m)
2Naval Gun single 30 mm
2Close-In Weapon System CIWS Phalanx 20 mm

Aircraft

   

    Typical Max
UK Royal Navy AW EH101 01
UK Royal Air Force B 414 - H-47D Chinook 01

The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

KR Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering, Geoje-Daero