HMS Daring - Which helicopter

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  1. Seaking93

    Seaking93 New member

    I have read various notes on the Daring class and few mention which type will be carried, will it be a 815NAS Lynx or a 829NAS Merlin?
  2. Lamri

    Lamri New member

    Good question well said.

    I can't find anything on the Type 45 website :?
  3. Guns

    Guns War Hero Moderator

    My money is on Blue Thunder or even Airwolf.
  4. Oil_Slick

    Oil_Slick New member

    Which one is cheaper to operate?

    There's your answer in New Liebors new and improved RN.
  5. Guns

    Guns War Hero Moderator

    I think Blue Thunder would be as it is not hangered in a rock in the desert. Must be a nightmare getting parts for a helo that doesn't exist
  6. Lash_Monster

    Lash_Monster New member

    Could you speculate that given the T45 doesn't carry harpoons that it would have to be a Lynx Mk8 to allow it to carry Sea Skuas for anti ship capability?
  7. Lamri

    Lamri New member

    So 01C Harpoon Store is a myth then?
  8. Lash_Monster

    Lash_Monster New member

    I thought there were provisions, but no plans to fit a couple of quadrouple harpoon launchers. I'd love to hear otherwise! Is this the same case with Phalanx?
  9. sgtpepperband

    sgtpepperband War Hero Moderator Book Reviewer

    Good buzz: Klingon 'Bird of Prey' (with cloaking capability) :wink:

  10. Oil_Slick

    Oil_Slick New member

    THis is the plan, but keep it under your hat… :wink:

  11. Lamri

    Lamri New member

  12. Lash_Monster

    Lash_Monster New member

    Naaah, surely this would be more cost efficient?

  13. scouse

    scouse New member

    :roll: :roll: Bloody hell !!Waspie and me are back in business :lol: ASI2 range 6000 yards time in flight 32 secs Luvley Jubley, T10K fire!! :lol: Judy Judy Judy
  14. Oil_Slick

    Oil_Slick New member

    Good ol' AS12, resulted in more than a few soiled Johnnie Gaucho undercrackers in it's time.
  15. Seaking93

    Seaking93 New member

    Oh dear what have I started :roll:
  16. jrwlynch

    jrwlynch Badgeman

    She's "Fit to Receive" or "Fitted For But Not With" at the moment, with some sort of SSGW fit - Harpoon or 'other' - a future aspiration.
  17. Lamri

    Lamri New member

    Erm, I made that up! :D
  18. Waspie

    Waspie War Hero

    Cut the wires before I get too exited!!! :lol: :lol:
  19. Oil_Slick

    Oil_Slick New member

    THey should call the 45's the 'Fitted For But Not With' Class. :wink:
  20. flymo

    flymo War Hero

    So would that make the class "FFBNW" instead of "DD(G)"? My brackets around the G.

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