TIDE (A-136) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Auxiliary


Country of Origin: Britain

The TIDE-class tankers were procured to replace aging single-hulled vessels in British Royal Navy service. The ships are designed to support warships, naval task groups, amphibious, land and air forces near to shore. They can also conduct constabulary and humanitarian aid missions as well as support NATO and allied forces. The class was built as part of the Military Afloat Reach and Sustainability (MARS) program to replace existing single-hull tankers that no longer met international...

 

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