donald_of_tokyo wrote:But "more money" is NOT likely to come. AND, if no more money is coming, I'm afraid it is a choice betweenJake1992 wrote: I could stomach this only if a large number of multi mission sloops ( like the black swan, Venari 95 ) were purchased to fill the gaps, say around 20+ to do mcm, survey, costal ASW and low threat security ( ain’t piracy, wave the flag )
- leaving T45/T26 and many other assets under-armed, under-equipped, and in place get 5 T31e
- ban T31e and up-arm those assets,
Hoping for both is OK, but I'm afraid "both" is very very very difficult to happen, which means it is equivalent to accepting leaving T45, T26 Wildcat etc as it is = under equipped, for ever.
Tempest414 wrote:RichardIC wrote:Just a line from Penny Mourdant's keynote speech to the Seapower Conference today.
https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/ ... rence-2019
I for one found this to be hard hitting especially the part about SDSR's falling short
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SKB wrote:I wonder how many T26's PM Farage would order?!
Pseudo wrote: and force them to lease them back on highly profitable terms to the hedge funds that would end up owning them
bobp wrote:The order is for five motors. Also it would be nice if the Aussies and Canadians ordered some for their ships as well.
bobp wrote:The order is for five motors
Jdam wrote:Do the Aussies and Canadians have the ability to manufacture these components locally?