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RFA AVIATION

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Aviation Training Ships. RFA Engadine K 08. GRT 6384. 1967 - 1989.
Length overall: 424ft. Beam: 58ft. Draught: 22ft. Depth: 35ft.
Machinery: 5-cylinder Wallsend/Sulzer RD68 diesel engine, 5500bhp, single shaft. Speed: 16 knots.
Aircraft: Support capability for 4 x Westland Wessex, or 2 x Westland Sea King, or 2 x Westland Wasp.
Complement: 63 RFA, 32 RN + 131 training.

RFA Argus A135. (Ex Contender Bezant) .GRT 26421. 1988 - . Secondary role as Primary Casualty Receiving Ship.
Length overall: 175.12m. Beam: 30.64m. Draught: 8.197m. Depth: 17.0m
Machinery: 2 x Lindholmen/Pielstick 18PC2.5V 18-cylinder diesels, 23,400bhp, two shafts, bow thruster. Speed: 18 knots
Armament: 2 x 20mm Oerlikon GAM-BO 1,4 x 7.62mm GPMGs, Seagnat chaff launchers
Aircraft: Five spots for Westland Sea Kings, CH-47 Chinooks, Westland Merlins, or Westland Lynx; can transport Sea Harrier FA2s.
Complement: 80 RFA, 35 RN, 137 RN air squadron.

Aviation Support Ship. RFA Reliant (3) (ex Astronomer) 1983 - 1986.
Length overall: 204.22m. Beam: 30.99m. Draught: 10.021m. Depth: 15.6m.
Machinery: 2 x 10-cylinder Cegielski/Sulzer diesel engines, 29,000bhp, single shaft, bow thruster. Speed: 21 knots. Force 4.
  • RFA Engadine 1967 - 1989

    • RFA Engadine 1967 - 1989
  • RFA Argus 1988 -

    • RFA Argus 1988 -
  • Helos

    • Helos
  • Vertrep

    • Vertrep
  • RFA Reliant 1983 - 1986

    • RFA Reliant 1983 - 1986
  • Reliant

    • Reliant
  • Reliant

    • Reliant
  • Reliant

    • Reliant
  • Reliant

    • Reliant
  • Reliant

    • Reliant
  • Green Rover 1971

    • Green Rover 1971
  • Buccaneers - Sir Tristram

    • Buccaneers - Sir Tristram
  • Harrier Carrier?

    • Harrier Carrier?
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