PHOTEX: USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201) and USS Leyte Gulf (CG 58) prepare for a replenishment-at-sea

131201-N-VC599-027 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Dec. 1, 2013) The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201), left, and the guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 58) prepare for a replenishment-at-sea. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Justin Wolpert/Released)

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USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducts UNREP with USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195) in 6th Fleet AOR

131014-N-NB538-059 MEDITERRANEAN SEA (Oct. 14, 2013) The amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) conducts a replenishment-at-sea with the Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO 195). Kearsarge is deployed as part of the Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group supporting maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sabrina Fine/Released)

HMS Illustrious, RFA Fort Victoria, RFA Fort Austin conduct RAS during Cougar ’13

Three Royal Navy ships take part in a Replenishment at Sea or RAS. From left RFA Fort Austin, RFA Fort Victoria and HMS Illustrious are pictured transferring stores and fuel. Photographer: PO(Phot) Ray Jones.

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New Heavy Replenishment at Sea (HRAS) Rig at HMS Raleigh

Sneak peek of full article that will be in November’s Navy News.

The New Heavy Replenishment at Sea (HRAS) Rig at HMS Raleigh, currently undergoing trials with Rolls Royce.

HRAS rig. (Image Dave Sheffield/ HMS RALEIGH)

A container begins its 40-second journey across 55 metres of ‘sea’ to a mock up of the reception area on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

The facility will be used to train RFA, RN and foreign navies in the art of replenishment as well as the fundamentals of seamanship.