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What does RAS stand for?

Replenishment At Sea


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Samples in periodicals archive:
Contract notice: supply, manufacture and provision of technical assistance for replenishment at sea (ras) hoses.
An examination of the 7th Fleet Schedule of Events (SOE) and the Replenishment at Sea (RAS) schedule revealed that the USNS Matthew Perry was the best CLF ship for the test and that the USS Denver was the best Sea Base platform for transshipment ashore.
watches a refueling rig approach USS Cowpens (CG 63) during a replenishment at sea.
During this period Replenishment at Sea (RAS) techniques were developed, especially by the United States Navy.
Thus, Inskip affords the reader a day-by-day view of life aboard a Royal Navy ship at war, including the normal routine of sailors and operations such as replenishment at sea, escort duty, and naval gunfire support.
However, the pilot elected not to land on the parent ship due to limited waveoff capability while the ship was undergoing replenishment at sea (RAS) with another ship alongside.
This 18,000-ton ship--a tad smaller than the Nimitz--could provide replenishment at sea, strategic sealift and disaster or humanitarian relief support.
Replenishment at sea of dry cargo is conducted using tensioned span wire cables that connect the two vessels.

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