£65 million contract to refit Royal Navy's largest warship secures hundreds of UK job

Discussion in 'MoD News' started by MoD_RSS, Dec 13, 2012.

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  2. Tiny ship gets money spent on it.
     
  3. What does £65m buy these days? A coat of paint and a change of oil in the engines?
     
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  5. A refit, it hasn't been sailed out of the wrapper yet!
     
  6. "…ship that's been flogged to death gets a lick of paint and a band-aid…" wouldn't have quite the same ring.
     
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  7. Even so 15 months is a long time for a surface ship refit.
     
  8. You'd think that somebody would have told MoD_RSS that their website address had changed.

    The link provides this:

     
  9. Thanks, I couldn't be bothered this time.


    Coincidence?
     
  10. Slow time refits, keeps the ship on the books while saving putting money in the meter.
     
  11. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    that and they only need one crew of polish painters
     
  12. Now that mod.uk is no more, where will the RSS feeds come from?
     
  13. Grumblegrunt

    Grumblegrunt LE Book Reviewer

    65 million for a refit? they could have bought the ark royal for less than that :)
     
  14. Why would you want to paint polish?