Lord Jim wrote:I do like how the B2 Rivers look
Detect the similarity: https://www.forces.net/sites/default/fi ... k=CBBVLuR8
They are even serving the same function, as fillers - being the least capable - for the two other types:
"By the early 1980s the RN was struggling to maintain the demands of both focusing on specialising in extremely expensive ASW frigates and carrying out wider lower intensity patrols [with T-21s].
It looked to try and introduce a highly austere design, lightly armed and intended to operate in task groups in the North Atlantic that would be known as the Type 23 Frigate"
- unattributed, on Forces Network