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... of the amphibious assault vessels to host fast missile patrol boats, rather than landing craft?

After all, its not like a European country is going to want to take and hold a current staging base for small boats engaged in piracy on the coast of Somalia, since its a game of whack-a-mole that the European country cannot win, so if the name of the game is to take out a pirate base that has been uncovered, that's something that jump jets and attack helicopters would do.

I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Wed Oct 15th, 2008 at 03:10:20 PM EST
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