I like the idea that she can go from full speed to stopped in the water in less than 3 hull lengths. That's impressive!
Material in this post, including text and images, is protected by copyright. It may not be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, posted, broadcast or transmitted in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Prior written consent of the copyright holder must be obtained for any other use of material. Copyright in all materials and/or works comprising or contained within this post remains with the author and other copyright owner(s) as specified. No part of this post may be distributed or copied for any commercial purpose.
all depends how fast full speed is! :smoke:
ZRX Al wrote
<Anorak on>Carrying world-leading missile defence systems, they will be able to engage a large number of targets simultaneously and defend aircraft carriers or groups of ships, such as an amphibious landing force, against the strongest future threats from the air.
<Carrying world-leading missile defence systems, they will be able to engage a large number of targets simultaneously and defend aircraft carriers or groups of ships, such as an amphibious landing force, against the strongest future threats from the air.
Only if the US let us have them
30+ ktsWhats good fun is being on a ship when they do crash stops, weeeeeeee:burnout:
Cousin Jack wrote
Come the evil day that a suicide bomber in a speedboat rams HMS Daring the poor buggers in the rest of the fleet need to keep their heads down.
That's a fugly boat! Looks like a grey Toblerone.
And what a shit name - Could they not have given it a hard-sounding name?
Where's all the big guns and stuff?
It said on the news this morning that it's ASMs where three times fasterer than the speed of sound. What are they then?
Become a fan of Visordown
Follow us on twitter
Other Immediate Media Sites
Our eCommerce Platform
© Immediate Media Company Ltd 2012. This website is owned and published by Immediate Media Company Limited. www.immediatemedia.co.uk