From the Daily Mail
Don’t they mean “The Maldives”?
posted on 05/01/2012 7:57:27 AM PDT
posted on 05/01/2012 7:57:30 AM PDT
(Let's get the hell rid of Zero)
The Brits like their sailors to wear those head-face coverings. I assuming it is a for fire protection.
posted on 05/01/2012 8:30:00 AM PDT
Capt Warrender says it shows that the Royal Navy is getting the best value for money for the taxpayer. Today's navy has a surface fleet of just 19 frigates and destroyers.
How the mighty have fallen. Britain ruled the waves, not long ago.
posted on 05/01/2012 9:22:36 AM PDT
Whoever Photoshopped the graphic forgot the actual long range radar, the BAE Systems Insyte / Thales S1850M radar operating at D band, an upgrade of the venerable Thales Nederland SMART-L.
Unless HMS Dauntless is paired with a Type 23 Frigate, it is a sitting duck with no real anti-submarine or anti-surface capabilities.
posted on 05/01/2012 4:13:33 PM PDT
("Mosques are our barracks, minarets our bayonets, domes our helmets, the believers our soldiers.")
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