Tanker

Tankers

The primary role of the Gulf Ready Tanker is to replenish RN ships with fuel, oil aviation fuel, fresh water and dry cargo and refrigerated stores.

The role is being provided by the Wave-class of RFA ships; although when out of refit, RFA Fort Victoria will also be able to support the tasking.

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  • GAM BO 20mm

    GAM BO 20mm Auto Cannon

    A simple hand operated mounting carrying a single Oerlikon KAA200 automatic cannon.

    It can fire 1000 rounds a minute and has a  range of 2000m.


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Fact

Tankers have a top speed of between 14.5 and 18 knots

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