RFA Tideforce (A139)
Providing logistical support to the Royal Navy, all over the world, RFA Tideforce is the Fourth of Class of the Military Afloat Reach & Sustainability (MARS) Tankers.
The Tide Class tankers are significantly larger than their predecessors with far more advanced capability, they can also operate Chinook, Merlin or Wildcat helicopters from their flight decks.
RFA Tideforce typically has a complement of 63 crew members, but can accommodate an additional 46 non-crew embarked persons. These could consist of Royal Marines, helicopter flight crew and various trainees.