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RFA Bayleaf (A109)

Index RFA Bayleaf (A109)

RFA Bayleaf (A109) was a Leaf-class support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. [1]

20 relations: Ascension Island, Bareboat charter, Birkenhead, Bristol group, Cammell Laird, Falklands War, Gibraltar, HMNB Devonport, Karachi, Leaf-class tanker, Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom), Oerlikon 20 mm cannon, Operation Granby, Operation Telic, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, SEMT Pielstick, Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010, Total Exclusion Zone, Underway replenishment, 7.62 mm caliber.

Ascension Island

Ascension Island is an isolated volcanic island, 7°56' south of the Equator in the South Atlantic Ocean.

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Bareboat charter

A bareboat charter or demise charter is an arrangement for the chartering or hiring of a ship or boat, whereby no crew or provisions are included as part of the agreement; instead, the people who rent the vessel from the owner are responsible for taking care of such things.

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Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England.

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Bristol group

The Bristol group was a group of British warships that were sent to the "Total Exclusion Zone" as reinforcements late in the Falklands War.

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Cammell Laird

Cammell Laird is a British shipbuilding company.

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Falklands War

The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Gibraltar is a British Overseas Territory located at the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula.

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HMNB Devonport

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Devonport (HMNB Devonport), is the largest naval base in Western Europe and is the sole nuclear repair and refuelling facility for the Royal Navy.

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Karachi (کراچی; ALA-LC:,; ڪراچي) is the capital of the Pakistani province of Sindh.

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Leaf-class tanker

The Leaf class is a class of support tanker of the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA).

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Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)

The Ministry of Defence (MoD or MOD) is the British government department responsible for implementing the defence policy set by Her Majesty's Government and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces.

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Oerlikon 20 mm cannon

and --> The Oerlikon 20 mm cannon is a series of autocannons, based on an original German 20 mm Becker design that appeared very early in World War I. It was widely produced by Oerlikon Contraves and others, with various models employed by both Allied and Axis forces during World War II, and many versions still in use today.

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Operation Granby

Operation GRANBY, commonly abbreviated Op GRANBY, was the code name given to the British military operations during the 1991 Gulf War.

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Operation Telic

Operation Telic (Op TELIC) was the codename under which all of the United Kingdom's military operations in Iraq were conducted between the start of the Invasion of Iraq on 19 March 2003 and the withdrawal of the last remaining British forces on 22 May 2011.

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Royal Fleet Auxiliary

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian-manned fleet owned by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence, whose purpose is to support the Royal Navy to maintain operations around the world.

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SEMT Pielstick

The Company of Thermal Machines Studies (S.E.M.T.) was a company specialized in the design and construction of diesel engine until 2006 and is now operated as a brand by MAN Diesel and Turbo and its licensees.

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Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010

The Strategic Defence and Security Review 2010 was announced by the newly formed Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government of the United Kingdom in May 2010, and published on 19 October 2010.

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Total Exclusion Zone

The Total Exclusion Zone (TEZ) was an area declared by the United Kingdom on 30 April 1982 covering a circle of from the centre of the Falkland Islands.

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Underway replenishment

Replenishment at sea (RAS) (North Atlantic Treaty Organisation/Commonwealth of Nations) or underway replenishment (UNREP) (US Navy) is a method of transferring fuel, munitions, and stores from one ship to another while under way.

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7.62 mm caliber

7.62 mm caliber is a nominal caliber used for a number of different cartridges.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RFA_Bayleaf_(A109)

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