Tag Amphibious

Amphibious Logistics – Without a Beach

Whilst we are discussing amphibious operations on the open thread I started wondering about conducting said amphibious operation where there are no beaches or decent ports. Helicopters I suppose, but not for any meaningful logistics build up. On the small…

Fore Sale – Arezzo

The MoD is selling one of the RLC’s Ramped Landing Craft The best part of the sale document The engines have recently been upgraded to Volvo Penta’s as have the Gearbox’s and Generators Well of course they have Read the…

Awesome, on a stick

Dassault have created a 3D visualisation of the D Day Mulberry harbour, a favourite here at TD towers. It really is fantastic. Read more [browser-shot width=”600″ url=”;]

HMS Ocean Membrane Bio Reactor

HMS Ocean is approaching the end of her upkeep period. From an earlier Babcock press release; Work to be undertaken includes over 60 upgrades.  These include the new 997 Medium Range Radar system; four 30mm Automated Small Calibre Gun Systems…

Aqua Dock

In service with the UK Armed Forces Aqua-docks’ modular, durable and lightweight construction provides a long-lasting, cost effective solution for platforms or pontoons in the harshest of environments. Easily assembled with basic tools, the Aqua-dock pontoon system can be constructed…

Throughput

Elevated Causeway System-Modular (ELCAS)
Over the shore, or ship to shore, logistics is generally about throughput. This timelapse video from the newly opened London Gateway give some idea of how much ‘stuff’ a modern container terminal can shift The six berths will eventually handle…

Ship to Shore Logistics News

Some ship to shore logistics news from the Falkland Islands; On 27 March 2014, following a long sea journey from North America, the new oil industry floating dock arrived safely in Port Stanley. Named the ‘Noble Frontier’  this dock will…

Shore to Shore Logistics

If this story doesn’t make you smile I am not sure anything would [browser-shot width=”600″ url=”;] A great advert for the Royal Marines, BZ to all However 4 LCVP Mk5’s and an ORC for 40 cars Just sayin :) Some…