Aesthetically speaking I like the look of the twin-stack arrangement, one of the things that I have always liked about the Arleigh Burke-class. However, I can’t help but think that that element of their profile will give them a very distinctive and readily identifiable silhouette, which would seem to be something that anyone would want to avoid in a naval surveillance vessel. Am I crazy to think that? Seems like a bad start…
Boy oh boy, they hit that thing with the ugly stick.
Is it going to be SWATH hull?
I guess now that the LCS program was such an embarrassing failure, this will be the next in the Austal Alabama jobs program lineup. Best of luck to them