AirForceVet: When I heard they were using an aluminum superstructure on the Littoral class, I was wondering didn't anyone remember the lessons from the 1970s?
MisterRonbo: FTA: The Navy ultimately wants to buy 55 of the ships.Iran China seen getting a price estimate on 55 cruise missiles.
Tobin_Lam: iaazathot: Ah, reminds me of the stealch destroyer they build that couldn't defend itself from short and medium range air assault, the most common method for destroying destroyers.An air assault from whom? The US has air superiority everywhere it goes. If it is a coalition aircraft and it is flying in US-controlled airspace, it either won't be flying for long or the US is letting it fly. Besides, most ships travel in groups that contain the full range of offense and defense.
Nem Wan: Relatively Obscure: I'm sure Wired will be the downfall of the US Navy, subby.Well wouldn't know it's not combat ready if nobody revealed that fact. We should be talking about the corbomite device it definitely has that makes it impervious to any attack and will utterly destroy the attacker.
t3knomanser: So, which congressional district was this built in? I just want to know where all the pork is going.
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