In the littoral waters of the Baltics, how useful are the MCMVs in detecting enemy submarines? If they can be employed in the detection would it not make sense with the 'proposed' retirement of 2 MCMVs, to give them to the Baltic States?
Sorry if this is a bone question.
Recent articles on the BBC website indicate fears in the Baltics about the (renewed) threat from Russia next door.
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