Interesting article on some new German ships

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Interesting article on some new German ships

Post by lwd » Fri Oct 24, 2008 4:47 pm

http://www.strategypage.com/htmw/htsurf ... 81024.aspx
Are they cruisers, frigates, or DDs? Or soemthing else?

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Re: Interesting article on some new German ships

Post by Legend » Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:03 am

:clap: Very interesting my friend... 27kn isn't that bad :think: . I might assume that the speed might increase a few knots as technology or need increases... pesky Somalian pirates :x
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Re: Interesting article on some new German ships

Post by RF » Sat Oct 25, 2008 9:12 am

The official classification from the article is ''frigate'' which the article suggests is being used as a politically correct substitute for destroyer, which is basically what they are.
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Re: Interesting article on some new German ships

Post by lwd » Sat Oct 25, 2008 3:34 pm

The people at that site call things as they see them. They are right a good portion of the time but not always. Indeed the who ship classification issue these days depends a lot on how and why you define the classifications.

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Re: Interesting article on some new German ships

Post by RF » Tue Oct 28, 2008 10:23 am

Also there are fewer types of classification.
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