HNLMS Zuiderkruis (1975-2012) was the second Fast Combat Support Ship of the Royal Netherlands Navy. Primarily intended for Replenishment At Sea (RAS=UNREP operations) fuelling NI Task Group and NATO units. As a modern design Zuiderkruis enabled a 'one stop replenishment' and carried also AVCAT, fresh water and stores/spare parts. A helicopter deck facilitated VERTREP. The history of the design and service history of Zuiderkruis. With unpublished archive photography, drawings/cutaways.
ISBN: 9789086161973Format: PaperbackAuthor(s): Jantinus Mulder