Those were 1988 pricesLord Jim wrote:Ok lets buy two more from scratch.
The 21m beam makes a BIG difference.donald_of_tokyo wrote:What a big big flight deck! Very impressive.
Exactly, dropping down to two Points seems very unlikely. With the emphasis on forward deployment it's difficult to see how the LSS vessels could be routinely used for sealift duties.Pongoglo wrote:....it could be argued that with the advent of the Strike Brigade is more mission critical than even before.
That figure is unlikely to be in the public domain but your estimated thickness should be pretty much spot on. I would estimate around 8mm to 10mm but it will vary across the hull.albedo wrote:....it might only be 5-10mm thick. It certainly looks relatively thin.