marat wrote:Isos wrote:
That ship design is from 1944, what the hell have you been smoking?
Not hydroplane but seaplane.
Why not. A flying radar will always be a bonus for a ship. A new one could have a range of 1000km and cruise speed of 400-500 km/h and piloted by a man.
You have some example of such practice in last 70 years? Does that tell you something about that practice?
Because US and Nato don't operate such aircraft it means it's worthless ?
Btw Russia wants to equip its Gorshkovs with orlan drones with a catapult to launch them. A bigger cruiser will have something bigger so this idea is close to what they are doing. The good point is that it would be a maned aircraft rather than a stupid drone.