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    They are so new I completely forgot about them......

    They are so new I completely forgot about them... duh..

    Yeah, those fit the bill for a light jack-of-all-trades. And look, France is bacl to the thumblehome... :D
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    Was thinking of a proper multi-purpose/light...

    Was thinking of a proper multi-purpose/light escort ship, which is what most european frigates (and corvetes like the K130) are.



    Indeed. And maybe then the USN can get decent numbers of...
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    Tbf the K130 is a bit too small for the USN; it's...

    Tbf the K130 is a bit too small for the USN; it's hangar is only big enough for UAVs, while the USN needs to carry a Blackhawk. It also has a speed of (afaik) only 25-26knots, so it would never be...
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    40knots would make for a nice high speed target...

    40knots would make for a nice high speed target...
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    But what are the maintenance costs of that hull,...

    But what are the maintenance costs of that hull, not to mention it's grossly oversized "must do 40knots!!!" machinery?
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    Who would want nearly unarmed hulls with tiny...

    Who would want nearly unarmed hulls with tiny crews? Specially with their history of reliability issues...
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    "How many missiles you want?" "All of them!!"

    "How many missiles you want?"
    "All of them!!"
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    And then it's a diferent model for each chunk...

    And then it's a diferent model for each chunk...
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    The program has been very expensive as with more...

    The program has been very expensive as with more than it's fair share of foul ups, but it's not an "abjet failure". Otoh, in the case of the -B model, if you want VTOL and have the cash, there is no...
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    Good news for the IAF. Ooh look, the dance...

    Good news for the IAF.



    Ooh look, the dance is restarting...
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    The IAF and Rafale can't get a break... ...

    The IAF and Rafale can't get a break...

    Coronavirus may hit Rafale fighter jets delivery
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    Sounds like something from a Michael Bay movie,...

    Sounds like something from a Michael Bay movie, tbh...
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    Good. At this point, the USN would get more use...

    Good. At this point, the USN would get more use out of a revamped Perry than from an LCS, tbh...
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    And the mess gets messier... I guess it makes...

    And the mess gets messier... I guess it makes sense, but...
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    Sticky: I wrote "enlarged" because it's roughly 700 tones...

    I wrote "enlarged" because it's roughly 700 tones heavier...
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    Sticky: You are puting diferent equipments into one bag....

    You are puting diferent equipments into one bag. AEGIS is not a radar, it's an integrated system of various electronics, the most known and visible being the Phased Array SPY-1 search radar; emphasis...
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    Fun fact: dictators don't care about left/right,...

    Fun fact: dictators don't care about left/right, only about being on top. Ideology is just a prop to them.
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    Of it goes again, back to sea...

    Of it goes again, back to sea.

    Better luck this time.
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    Me?! I'm just an amateur. :D Tbh, the whole...

    Me?! I'm just an amateur. :D

    Tbh, the whole generations thing is blurred at best and depends a lot on the country of origin. Technically, afaik, for India it would be 3rd, since it would be their...
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    If sanity prevails, the IAF would try to keep the...

    If sanity prevails, the IAF would try to keep the number of diferent models down, by ordering more Rafales. A new model of aircraft, completely diferent from current (ie, F-18 or 16) would require...
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