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What does AS stand for?

AS stands for Submarine Tender

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For submarines and submarine tenders undergoing Integrated Logistics Overhauls, and for aircraft carriers undergoing refueling maintenance availabilities, Code 87 must coordinate with all internal and external stakeholders and the ship to attain 100 percent onboard of all "Q" COSAL repair parts (OBRP) prior to the ship's fast cruise date.
Freedom-class USS Freedom (LCS 1) USS Independence (LCS 2) Fort Worth (LCS 3)* Coronado (LCS 4)* Submarine Tenders Submarine tenders furnish maintenance and logistic support for nuclear-powered attack submarines and are the largest of the active auxiliaries.
Soon, the command will operate the Navy's salvage ships, and talks are underway concerning MSC operation of submarine tenders.
A submarine tender called the Canopus and a navigation instrument ship called the Compass Island, both part of what is known as the James River Ghost Fleet, were nudged out to sea by four tugs to begin a three-week journey across the Atlantic.