A136 RFA Tidespring

UK Royal Fleet Auxiliary




2017 to present    


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Flight Deck:
Call Sign: GXRG
See Also: AO Improved Tide class A75


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History of UK A136 RFA Tidespring

2012-febOrdered
2014-jun-27Laid downKRDaewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering first steel cut at DSME Okpo yard.
2017-apr-2HomeportA and P Falmouth MARS Tanker Arrived in Falmouth at Duchy Wharf, for UK weapons and communications fit
2017-nov-27CommissionedHMNB Portsmouth Joined the RFA Fleet at Portsmouth as the 1st MARS tanker

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
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The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

Builder

   

KR Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering, Geoje-Daero