I am not a naval architect, though.
: Didn't know where to place this in this thread
: but my question is: how much more weight can
: you add onto an existing LCS design before
: you loose its intended design of being a
: shallow water warship? The more weight added
: the more the draft increases.
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: This idea may be serious, I do not know.
: Can a Hamilton be converted to replace the
: little crappy ships? I don't know.
: Personally I wish an American Frigate
: carried some sort of torpedo & a light
: AA system, RAM or something at least; sort
: of a junior-destroyer. Also, I don't know if
: a Hamilton can carry the radar,
: communications, a CIWS, and all the other
: gear needed for the frigate mission.