Author Topic: Rotterdam/Galacia class LPD  (Read 1763 times)

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Re: Rotterdam/Galacia class LPD
« Reply #1 on: August 29, 2005, 18:38:54 »
A much better alternative to the LPD 17, especially in terms of cost- the LPD 17 is now sitting at around 800 million USD per copy right now and I understand we coul buy a 3 or 4 ship fleet of these Dutch ships for the same price. The LCAC of the LPD 17 would be a big plus, though.

So...   the author is suggesting the Cyclone as the helo, or 6 Blackhawks.

Why do i have a feeling there are going to be at least 3 new classes of helicopters on the way:
CH 148 cargo/utility
Something larger- [chinook or sea dragon]
« Last Edit: August 29, 2005, 18:48:41 by whiskey601 »
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