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Conventional Deterrence: The Theory (Paper 1 of 3)

November 27, 2010

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Author: Alexander Clarke   http://thephoenixthinktank.wordpress.com/2010/10/08/conventional-deterrence-the-theory-paper-1-of-3/ Executive Summary This report is a development on the works of Ambassador James Cable, Admiral Jackie Fisher and many others before them. Britain is a nation with worldwide commitments but even more so, worldwide interests. War is bad for trade and weakness is bad for economies such as ours that […]

Is there a possibility for Amphibiosity in coversion?

November 27, 2010

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Author: Alexander Clarke http://amphibiousnecessity.blogspot.com/2009/09/is-there-possibility-for-amphibiosity.html Concept A good fast containership hull would be an economical starting point for a new generation aircraft carrier. The hull of a containership is open and empty, so naval architects can fit in accommodation, fuel tanks, magazines and hangar decks, and on top of it all, the flight deck needed for an […]

The Bay Class….Brilliant Motherships? or just Logistics?

November 27, 2010

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RFA Mounts Bay Here are the vitals: Crew: 60 What they can Transport :   Troops – 356, materiel – 1,200 linear metres of vehicles; including up to 32 Challenger II MBTs & 32 Warrior IFVs, or 150 land rovers, or various other combinations   12 x 40 TEU or 24 x 24 TEU containers […]