Repulse wrote:Surely too many and there would be a real need to consolidate. The question is how?
Mk45 as main cannons.
DS30M as self defence.
Phalanx for CIWS.
Nice and simple, much cheaper on the long run. Doesn't require any new supply lines.
SKB wrote:PoW has a 29.2 knot target to beat, achieved by QE on 15th August 2017, south of the Isle of Wight.
dmereifield wrote:The article states that only 5 sets (for 5 ASW T23) are to be purchased...is that correct?
tomuk wrote:The SNP and the unions weren't very supportive of the Frigate Factory at Scotstoun as it meant the closure of their beloved Govan Yard. So it wasn't entirely down to the treasury.
Timmymagic wrote:Weirdly one went directly over my house today, I thought it was bloody loud...mind you it didn't appear to have the high pitched shriek that Lynx used to.
Old RN wrote:Not a bad combination.One of the joys of the F35 program is that all the planes are the same so in emergency the UK could buy any currently qualified weapons and deploy them immediately - such as AIM9X or SDB?
abc123 wrote:Also, what weapons are integrated on F-35 now? Just ASRAAMs and AMRAAMS?
Dahedd wrote:No brainer really to use the T26 as the basis for the T45 replacement. Aren't a few of the Canadian ships being built more with air defence in mind? Or did I pick that up wrong?