Send them to Poland. They want to expand their Navy but don't have budget for it.
Too late. This train already left the station. We're not in the 90's anymore.And the winner of the competition for the next 3 frigate for the Polish navy is the U.K offer from Babcook/Thales/ Mbda with their Arrowhead 140 (rendering below)View attachment 84456
Truly one of the biggest procurement f ups of modern times. Some years ago I read that Zumwalt/LCS were supposed to be the USN analogues of B2/F22 and the whole thing was about inter-service rivalry. Don't know how true that is but it seems plausible in hindsight.The reaction of all the LCS critics ( including myself ) on recent news
A lot of daydreaming while designing these ships. We got one Freedom class stuck all winter in Quebec because of ice... and these are supposed to be deployed on the Atlantic. So forget all the North Atlantic at this rate... Mediterranean and African coast only?