November 16, 2009
On the plus side, India might use it
The Royal Navy scrambles to give away half its next generation carrier force. Before it has been built.
The sale of one of the two 65,000-tonne vessels would leave the Royal Navy with a single carrier and could force Britain to borrow from the French fleet, which itself has only one carrier and is reluctant to build more.
Yet we mock the Victorians for their fears of degeneracy and decline.
Related: Barely concealed great-power sparring between China and India.
Posted by Ghost of a flea at November 16, 2009 06:47 AM