T-AKE

AcronymDefinition
T-AKEAuxiliary Cargo (K) and Ammunition (E) Ship, MSC Manned (naval ship type)
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Those improvements spilled over to the T-AKE, which under-went a redesign process from 2006 to 2009.
NASSCO is currently building four T-AKE ships for the Navy and three product carriers for U.
Naturally, given the Steel Vessel Index's greater relative weighting of the iron and steel price index, it has been more volatile than the DDG-51 or T-AKE indexes.
Although the Navy did not set specific crew reduction goals for the T-AKE cargo ship, it made some use of human systems integration principles and expects to require a somewhat smaller crew than similar legacy ships.
Now, Eaton is gearing up to deliver 144 systems-12 for each of the 12 T-AKE ships.
The shipyard delivered its ninth T-AKE ship on February 24 and is currently building the tenth through the twelfth ship of the class.
The Marines are asking for each MPFF squadron to be made up of 14 ships: two LHA(R) general purpose amphibious assault ships, one LHD multipurpose amphibious assault ship, three large medium-speed roll-on/roll-off ships, three modified T-AKE dry cargo and ammunition logistics ships, three mobile landing platforms as well as two T-AK sealift ships from the current pre-positioning forces.
As an auxiliary support ship, T-AKE will directly contribute to the Navy's forward presence.
The E-wedge is the perfect complement to the existing stanchion program that is currently being deployed in the T-AKE fleet of ships.
The ship, designated T-AKE, is the second in a new class of Combat Logistics Force ships and is able to deliver ammunition, provisions, stores, spare parts, potable water, and petroleum products to the Navy's carrier and expeditionary strike groups and other naval forces.
Company Supports Shipboard Warehouse Maintenance System under T-AKE Program
Navy's new LEWIS and CLARK Class of T-AKE (Dry Cargo/ Ammunition) underway replenishment ships.