Every walk of life has its own 'ladder' mapping for capability/ maturity/ or whatever else comes to mind
- in this case it would be, in due course, from 'presence' to fightability... the latter is also under a trademark (TD's )
Repulse wrote: talk of a civilian HADR solution, the Bays will be able to focus more time on the mothership role being discussed.
= being amphibious to tick off the 'etc'Lord Jim wrote: especially the APC variant will probably end up being built to a far higher spec than was originally envisaged. Add true mine protection, add on armour capability and so on
topman wrote:It's been an idea for a few years now. It's nothing new. [...]
Manpower and support will be the big issue rather than airframes I think to get this plan up and running.