Poiuytrewq wrote:Those mission bays might just need to get a bit bigger.
Don't worry, they are "self deploying drones" because of their long range (although very slow). They will be carried on a ship as a cargo (Bay, Wave, and in particular Points), craned down to sea at safe water, and then self deploy.Poiuytrewq wrote:Those mission bays might just need to get a bit bigger. ...Boeing Echo Voyager.
donald_of_tokyo wrote:They will be carried on a ship as a cargo (Bay, Wave, and in particular Points), craned down to sea at safe water, and then self deploy.
Littoral strike ships are vessels which can command an assault force from anywhere in the world – carrying everything from helicopters and fast boats to underwater automated vehicles and huge numbers of troops.
What surface vessel does RN/RFA have that could actually deploy the voyager?donald_of_tokyo wrote: They are 50t in weight (in air)
Poiuytrewq wrote:I don't think Diligence had anything more than a 40t crane.
Lord Jim wrote:I suppose they could come up with some sort of launching cradle that is floated out.
ArmChairCivvy wrote:Halidon wrote:adding an adequate crane to an Amphib or building a UUV tender.
AKA submarine tender, of the old.
- now that the SSNs don't (in the main) need one
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