as 5 RB2s were ordered to replace RB1 & RB1.5sRichardIC wrote:it wasn't ordered to replace the Batch 1 Rivers
Competition can work wonders!RichardIC wrote:The MoD was skint. Actually the RN is getting something that is far more than anyone ever imagined possible when the competition was launched.
the call sign a nice 'poke' in Macron's eye (ref. G7)bozza72 wrote:G-GBNI
the mentioned location also used to be part of the same (predecessor) kingdombozza72 wrote:in Bordeaux right now too
Jake1992 wrote: chosen by the RN because the project was a rush job, if the RN really wanted, hand the time and hand the money for a “light” frigate they would of had a new design done possibly something based off a shrunk down lighter armed T26 design.
Tempest414 wrote: go with the US weapon now and bring Brimstone [and Spear] later
Poiuytrewq wrote:Why add the Mk41's to the T26 to future proof the design but not future proof the T31's? Seems nonsensical.