ETH wrote:Ron5 wrote:I don't think there is anywhere in the UK this could be done but I can't think of any reason why not.
What’s wrong with Rosyth?
topman wrote:Ron5 wrote:topman wrote:I wonder how much of all this will remain a marketing drawing.
A lot of countries are running lots of loyal wingman type programs so I think it's a pretty safe bet we'll be seeing them. Probably sooner rather than later.
On a UK aircraft carrier, we'll see I suppose.
shark bait wrote:imperialman wrote:Note Vixen taking on AEW from Merlin.
Good to see theirs something pointing in that direction. AEW from Merlin is the biggest weakness in the carrier groups defence.
topman wrote:I wonder how much of all this will remain a marketing drawing.
Jdam wrote:Surely what ever option is chosen we are going to need an angled flight deck?
NickC wrote:I'm sure the Sampson has adequate capabilities as an effective radar for TBM, but wouldn't class it as a current state of the art radar.