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Old 14th Feb 2013, 18:23
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FASRP
 
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> There are thousands of ways Boeing cut a little here and there to achieve weight savings. Every aircraft designer before now, has made the same choices. If you don't think that way, you should design ships instead

Good ships are pretty sensitive to weight, especially where it is located. The new American LCS warships are deliberately not painted topsides to reduce weight. A decision they might be starting to regret ... we'll see.
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