Watered down?

Coupe, George
August 2003
Engineer (00137758);8/29/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7634, p8
Reports on BMT Defense Services chief naval architect Simon Knight's announcement of possible design modifications in the aircraft carriers ordered by the British Royal Navy. Reasons for the design modifications; Contract signed by BMT with the British Ministry of Defense for the fleet.


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