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Old 19-09-2017, 18:16
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Default Re: RN Frigates: Type 31

Originally Posted by G. Shoda View Post
My guess is that future surface engagements will be decided by exchange of cruise missiles before gun range is achieved. The 57 mm gun is a better weapon for the types of scenarios that might be imagined should a gun be deployable (actions against small targets).
But for shore bombardment, which is where the main gun sees most of its action, I'd rather see a bigger gun especially if it is being used to take out armour or bunkers.
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