: Today most ships built from steel - aluminium
: is except of the LCS program out of fashion.
: Armour is useless and was already useless in
: Second World War - even the strongest armour
: was destroyed by guns. The existing missiles
: are much more powerful, there is no armour
: possible. A typical modern frigate would be
: able to destroy a Baltimore class cruiser
: easily without any chance to fight back -
: also an Iowa class battleship could be
: destroyed by a modern frigate.
: Guns, even automatic guns, are short-range
: weapons only useful for some forms of
: self-defence. As offensive weapons they are