It is a lot safer than just putting a new Sailor onto a ship and expecting them to know what to do during an actual UNREP
Once advised the FAN antenna was working, CPR-7 re-tasked the ships to maneuver to the original FAN test formation following the UNREP
Teaching each individual part, what every part does and why it's important will help not only the Sailors when they perform their next UNREP
, but it will also give them the tools to train their other Sailors," added Vandorst.
Despite having never tested their method for UNREP
, Maumee's crew successfully re-fueled 34 destroyers using a four-inch fueling hose supported by a wooden saddle suspended from cargo booms.
Seeing how the ship conducted the UNREP
, via both VERTREP and CONREP evolutions, was truly a fascinating new experience for me.
For most ships an UNREP
is something they are on the receiving end of, but not for Lenthall's crew.
This award enables SYS to continue its service to the UNREP
They're out on station, transferring fuel during every UNREP
, then they go and do the preventative maintenance on their equipment.
Navy has placed its first commercial order for Laser Atlanta's Laser Proximity Measurement System for maintaining a safe distance between ships during underway replenishment, or UNREP
SYS work under this contract includes a continuation of the design and testing of the Heavy UNREP
System, a new, leading-edge system being developed at the Naval Surface Warfare Center under the direction of its UNREP
One of them is on deck during a UNREP
if you are phone talker on the phone and distance line, for obvious safety reasons.
navigation control is a time-tested, manual process that requires a line strung between the side-by-side vessels to mark inter-ship spacing: a process that taxes captain and deck personnel.