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Wave Class Royal Fleet Auxiliary

Vessel Type

Large fleet tanker ships

Builder

BAE Systems

Operator

Royal Fleet Auxiliary

Complement

102 (80 RFA + 22 RN)

Displacement

31,500t

Length

196.5m

Beam

28.25m

Draught

9.97m

Speed

18kt

Range

10,000nm at 15kt speed

Cargo Capacity

16,000t

Helicopters

One Merlin helicopter

Type

Diesel-electric

Engines

Four Wartsila 12V 32E Diesels

Propellers

Fixed pitch propeller

Motors

Two GEC Alstom motors

Thrusters

One 18t Thrust electric Kamewa bow thruster, one 12t Thrust electric stern thruster

Guns

2 x BMARC 30mm guns, 2 x Phalanx Mk 15 CIWS
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