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    Default Rolls Royce to supply power systems for new type 31 frigates

    Hopefully they will have learnt the lessons from the Darling class.
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    Default Re: Rolls Royce to supply power systems for new type 31 frigates

    Just lash a RB-211 to either side of the hull - they would be unstoppable .........................
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    Default Re: Rolls Royce to supply power systems for new type 31 frigates

    Daring class propulsion system was Political, Geoff Hoon minster for defence wanted and got untried RR system instead of a tried and tested system.
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    Default Re: Rolls Royce to supply power systems for new type 31 frigates

    They were at one time the very best there was, but heard they had been sold some time back.
    Who owns them now?
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    Default Re: Rolls Royce to supply power systems for new type 31 frigates

    Rolls-Royce PLC I believe, it was as far as I know
    only the car side that is now somewhere within BMW.

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    Default Re: Rolls Royce to supply power systems for new type 31 frigates

    Well I hope their better than the R R gennie engines we had a sea..
    Ron the Batcave

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