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Someone who worked on the Type 21s...
is probably well placed to criticise a design that is 'poorly' armed.
Good Morning Everyone,
There is an interesting letter on the letters page of Saturday's Daily Telegraph (14 Sept) from a former Vosper weapons specialist worked on the Type 21s. He thinks the weapons fit on the Type 31s is too light and hardly justify calling the ships "frigates".
This is good news for UK shipbuilding.
Babcock was chosen to built the Type 31, i.e. the design based on the Danish Iver Huitfeldt class:
That means no large OPV or small ASW corvette, but a proper general purpose frigate based on a proven design. Probably a design, which is in regard to air defence and anti-ship armament similar to the much more expensive Type 26.
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