topman wrote:dmereifield wrote:I think its politically impossible, even if it were desirable to HMG (which I doubt very much is), to sell one of the carriers now
People no doubt said the same about Nimrod mra4.
mr.fred wrote:dmereifield wrote:dmereifield wrote:8 years ago they received a contract, and thus far none have been delivered....
Delivered operationally I mean to say, which is a criticism of the Army/MoD, not BAE
What about Lockheed Martin?
dmereifield wrote:8 years ago they received a contract, and thus far none have been delivered....
Tempest414 wrote:dmereifield wrote:Poor consolation prize. Probably wouldn't happen even if Navantia won anyway
maybe they have been watching Babcock say you will offer work to other yards then say they didn't meet the standards needed and keep the work