shark bait wrote:I'm glad the DIT recognise this, if only the MOD would follow suit. Unfortunately the MOD prefer to believe the world wants cheap patrol frigates built in England because that's more convenient for their budget.
Tempest414 wrote:RichardIC wrote:Just a line from Penny Mourdant's keynote speech to the Seapower Conference today.
https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/ ... rence-2019
I for one found this to be hard hitting especially the part about SDSR's falling short
shark bait wrote:Ron5 wrote:this "factory" is just a large shed where the ships can be fully built out of the (Scottish) rain.
An indoor assembly facility... sounds a lot like a factory.
Poiuytrewq wrote:The production facility at Scotstoun was to be a lot more than a simple build hall, are you taking in regard to the cheaper Govan proposal?Ron5 wrote:this "factory" is just a large shed where the ships can be fully built out of the (Scottish) rain.
Poiuytrewq wrote:Much better to invest in the frigate factory
Lord Jim wrote:How does CROWSNEST compare to the current version of the Hawkeye. Can the former transfer its intel via datalinks to the vessels in the Carrier Group as well as the F-35s and other aircraft?