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by Ludovico
Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:55 pm
Forum: World Navies Today
Topic: Royal Navy capable of another Falklands?
Replies: 44
Views: 15869

Re: Royal Navy capable of another Falklands?

Quite simply, no, the Royal Navy is not capable of another Falklands. At-least it wont be for another 8 years until the introduction of the Queen Elizabeth class carriers and the F-35C. In reality the Royal Navy hasn't been capable of another Falklands style campaign since the retirement of the Sea ...
by Ludovico
Tue Feb 21, 2012 2:18 pm
Forum: World Navies Today
Topic: Top ten most powerful navies in the world
Replies: 131
Views: 310030

Re: Top ten most powerful navies in the world

I hope the situation for the RN will improve, but Britain is becoming increasingly dependent on its NATO allies to remain an effective fighting force at long range. It is on issues such as the Falklands, where Britain may not have NATO or US support, where the question of capability arises. Inciden...
by Ludovico
Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:58 pm
Forum: World Navies Today
Topic: Top ten most powerful navies in the world
Replies: 131
Views: 310030

Re: Top ten most powerful navies in the world

The US Navy remains number one, far ahead of all others because of its technological advantage, size, crew experience and training, as well as being able to project its power anywhere in the world. After that, things become murky. The British and French navies can project power, of a limited nature...