Karl Heidenreich wrote:I was reading this weekend that in the year 2000 the new French CVN Charles De Gaulle suffered from the breaking of a screw of one of her propellers, which was replaced by a unit of former CV Clemenceau which limit her speed to 25 knots until an american company built a new propeller for her.
Why something like that happened? Cavitaton?
Karl Heidenreich wrote:As far as I know the steam catapult on this CVN is american design and built also.
RF wrote:French policy of being self-sufficient in defence matters.
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