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Re: Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance Ships

Postby inch » 21 Mar 2021, 18:12

Keep reading these headlines about the RN going to be the foremost naval power in Europe and still can't see it , sorry ,. maybe joint leading naval power with France ,but Italians coming up a close second and probably better when comes to more heavily armed escorts than RN in future ,I know I've said it before but as said it keeps being said in the headlines ,

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Re: Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance Ships

Postby Timmymagic » 21 Mar 2021, 18:21

ArmChairCivvy wrote:Of course Scott is a rather massive thing; does anyone know why exactly?


It's got an utterly enormous sonar,and has to have long duration at sea in the worst weather with decent accomodation for the crew.
But mainly because its ballast tanks hold 8,000 tonnes of water for stability whilst surveying.

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Re: Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance Ships

Postby Repulse » 21 Mar 2021, 19:42

inch wrote:but Italians coming up a close
Possibly when in the Mediterranean, but different navies for different roles.
”We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual, and those interests it is our duty to follow." - Lord Palmerston

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Re: Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance Ships

Postby RichardIC » 01 Apr 2021, 20:32

http://qnadailyreport.blob.core.windows ... -04-01.pdf

HMS Scott
Luke Pollard: [174267]
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what plans he has to replace HMS Scott.
Jeremy Quin:
The out of service date for HMS Scott has not changed as a result of the Integrated
Review. Current plans will see SCOTT retired from service in 2022. As part of the
Government's investment in shipbuilding, which increases to over £1.7 billion a year
this Parliament, we will procure a Multi-role Ocean Surveillance Ship (MROS) to
replace HMS Scott.

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Re: Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance Ships

Postby RichardIC » 07 Apr 2021, 07:16

Currently subject to some speculation on social media.


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Re: Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance Ships

Postby RichardIC » 07 Apr 2021, 10:10

Been at Plymouth since February

https://www.swirespo.com/getmedia/51088 ... 0.pdf.aspx

Best known for search for MH370

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Seems to have changed names a number of times. Unless I'm mixing up vessels during the 10 mins I've been Googling.

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Re: Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance Ships

Postby Dahedd » 08 Apr 2021, 04:38

No moon pool? Would that not be the best way to deploy UUVs.

Though that'd limit the size available i guess?

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Re: Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance Ships

Postby RichardIC » 08 Apr 2021, 07:04

Dahedd wrote:No moon pool? Would that not be the best way to deploy UUVs.

Though that'd limit the size available i guess?

There is a 7.2m x 7.2m moonpool ( third item on front page of spec document).
Plus:
ROV HANGAR
A double ROV hangar, housing two ROVs, is situated aft of the accommodation
area. The hangar may be closed in order to function as a protected work area for storage, maintenance and handling of the ROV systems. The vessel also holds a ROV mechanical and electrical workshop.

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Re: Multi-Role Ocean Surveillance Ships

Postby Dahedd » 08 Apr 2021, 14:59

Duh. Missed that totally.

Was too busy looking at the full spec sheet.


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