tomahawk6 said:Is this a new ship category ,Fast Attack tanker ? Never heard of this before.
FSTO said:For some of us its a sarcastic take on the armament capabilities (or lack there of) of our AOR's. This type of AOR is usually described as a Fast Attack Replenishment Tanker (FART).
In this case it seems it was also the term used in an article in the Canadian Naval Review (http://www.navalreview.ca/), a magazine roughly equivalent to the USNI Proceedings (https://www.usni.org/magazines/proceedings).