Agreed. We should be considering command and control cruisers with multi role capability.Repulse wrote:IMO the days of single role ships is long gone, we should aim for a platform capable of AAW and ASW
T26 didn't revert from the T45 propulsion system - it was never intended to have IEP. It has its own unique CODLOG system that was designed for next generation AWS. It's more advanced than the CODLAG system in the T23s.NickC wrote:T26 reverted to a version of the tried and tested T23 HED propulsion system.
I think you're referring to the preferred bidder win that Type 26 got last year. This announcement is for signing the contract. So everything is agreed and full steam ahead for the build...SDL wrote:https://twitter.com/BAESystemsCA/status/1093862035698446342
thought this was decided ages ago?