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What is UNDERWAY REPLENISHMENT?
transferring fuel, munitions,supplies, and personnel from one vessel to another whileunder way.
What two methods of unrep are used?
What is Conrep?
two or more ships steam side by side, and the hoses andlines used to transfer fuel, ammunition, supplies, and personnel connect the ships.
What is VertRep?
is carried out byhelicopters. The ships may be in close proximity or miles apart, depending on the tactical situation and theamount of cargo to be transferred.
Can VertRep and Conrep be used singlely or at the same time?
ConREP main methods of concern are
Refueling and Resupply
When FAS, Fuel is pumped by a delivery ship which could be?
AO-Fast Support Combat Ship. AOR-Replenishment Oiler AOE- Oiler
What are the two most common refueling Rigs?
Span-wire and Close-In Rigs.
With the span-wire rig, Name the different types of Variations?
Single hose, Double hose, and Probe.
When would you use Close-In method?
when the delivering ship is not equipped with thespan-wire rig or the receiving ship does not have apadeye strong enough to hold a span wire
Can the Spanwire be Tensioned or Untensioned?
Both, and its tensioned by a Ram Tensioner
What does the word "STREAM" mean?
standard tensioned replenishmentalongside method
What does a Stream Transfer Consist of?
all-tensioned rig,highline, outhaul, and inhaul
What provides a catalog of the equipment used in the transfer of solid cargo and bulk fluids and gives a description of the methods used in UNREP.
Underway Replenishment Hardware andEquipment Manual
Who is responsible for the speed and and course of an Unrep operation?
The OTC -Officer in Tatical Command
Line-throwing gunners and bolo heavers must bewell-trained, and they must be outfitted in What Color identification?
Red Helmets, Red Vest or LifeJackets.
What is the Messenger?
main line used to haul any basic rig across between ships.
How big in FT is the STAR Messenger?
800 ft. Also, when you are using a single -probe receiver then use the STAR MESSENGER
Name the follwing saftey helmets colors?
White Red Grey
White w/red cross brown
White w/green cross Purple
- White -Officer/CPO red- Line Gunner/Thrower Gunner-/Bold Heaver grey- All Others
- White w/red cross - Corpsman brown-Winch Operator
- White w/green cross -Saftey Officer Purple-Winch Watcher/ Repairman
- Yellow-Rig Captain Blue-Line Handler/Deck Rigger
- Green -Signalman & phone talker orange-Checker/Supply Personnel
Stream rigs have 4 rigged saddles and a hose about how many ft long?
300 FT of Hose.
the untensioned span wire is referred to as
An Convential Span-wire rig
The tensioned span-wire method is reffered to as
STREAM -Standard Tensioned Replenishment alongside method. :)
The span-wire rig permits the ships to open out from ?
140 ft to 180ft
What is mandatory in double-probe rigs?
A wire rope retrieving whip
What consists of a ram cylinder, accumulator cylinder, air flasks, and an indicator assembly.(Tightens lines)
The hydraulic ram tensioner
One pound of air pressure on the accumulator causes about 10 pounds of line pull on the span wire. Thus, 900 psi in the air flasks maintains a tension of about...
9,000 LBS of tension on span-wire
The probe fueling system is a result of the Navy’sefforts to reduce _______ _______in replenishment operations.
What secures the span wire and is an integral part of the swivel fitting.
a Pelican Hook
What is the difference between the rigging the Oiler and the Span-wire method?
- Everything is the same except, the oiler uses a 7ft hose always. Also,
- A special weak link replaces the pelican hook on the outboard end of the span wire.
A pull of approximately __________ LBS is required to engage the probe; therefore, several personnel must be available forthe task
During a Single-Probe Method Rig , one of the last things to do is Trip the wire but The span wire must _____ be tripped until the tension in it is relieved.
What is the purpose of a double-hose probe ?
makes it possible to transfer two different types of fuel from the same station or to transfer twice as much of the same type of fuel by using both hoses
True or False: only carriers can be refueled with the double-probe
TRUE, but an exception somewhat is that it can be used by two oilers to consolidate their loads.