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VREPVehicle Readiness Enhancement Program
VREPVertical Replenishment (US Navy helicopter delivery)
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Moreover, the Fort Victoria can perform vertical replenishment (vertrep) operations, as she is outfitted with a helicopter deck that can accommodate up to two aircraft, along with a hangar and maintenance area.
This new configuration gives the helicopter the freedom to participate in vertical replenishments, humanitarian assistance in disaster scenarios, communications relay, special forces support and antisubmarine warfare.
Because aviators, specifically helicopter pilots, should know that EOCC can have a drastic impact on the ship's speed through the water and its ability to maintain a green deck for landing and vertical replenishment.
"On a two-plane det to the [Persian] Gulf when we detach with a strike group, our primary missions are anti-surface, antisubmarine (ASW), but our secondary missions include medical evacuations, personnel transfers [and] vertical replenishment operations," said Bintz.
It is an all-weather, multi-role light helicopter that can be operated from ship decks or offshore to cover a vast array of naval missions - such as maritime surveillance, search and rescue, casualty evacuation, vertical replenishment, offshore patrolling, counter-terrorism.
At sea, he was tasked to perform a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) of a canned torpedo from a supply ship without a landing area to his home plate.
If they're getting cargo, the message will also tell us whether we're going to use CONREP (connected replenishment) or VERTREP (vertical replenishment using helicopters).
Our seven-month vertrep (vertical replenishment) and logistics cruise supported the carrier battle group.
The weariness of the 0330 wake-up had dissipated with the sun, the excitement of being airborne, and the anticipation of commencing a vertical replenishment (VERTREP) with USS John C.
In addition to the MH-60R's unmatched capability in its primary mission areas of anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare, it also has the capability for secondary missions such as search and rescue, vertical replenishment, naval surface fire support, logistics support, personnel transport, medical evacuation, and VHF/UHF/link communication relay.
AMMOPAC and AMMOLANT identify and coordinate ammunition cross decks, publish Combat Logistics Force tailored fleet issue load allowances, manage ammunition Opportune Lilt (OPLIFT) programs, and are the coastal ammunition vertical replenishment (VERTREP) coordinators.
The MH-60S, above, will initially be used for vertical replenishment, and later enhanced to perform airborne mine countermeasures and combat search and rescue missions.