Royal Navy Type 83 Destroyer (Type 45 replacement)

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That's a terrible, lying click-bait video. Those "large destroyer" pictures aren't even an RN design. And I can't figure out what the heck ship they are showing while they're talking about the Type 82, but HMS Bristol never had twin gun mounts. (Which is where I quit. God only knows what they got wrong in the rest of it.)

The images you posted are actually the Italian DDX, discussed here. The three secondary guns (two midships, one aft) are all 76mm Sovraponte (non-deck-penetrating) mounts.
 
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That's a terrible, lying click-bait video. Those "large destroyer" pictures aren't even an RN design. And I can't figure out what the heck ship they are showing while they're talking about the Type 82, but HMS Bristol never had twin gun mounts. (Which is where I quit. God only knows what they got wrong in the rest of it.)

The images you posted are actually the Italian DDX, discussed here. The three secondary guns (two midships, one aft) are all 76mm Sovraponte (non-deck-penetrating) mounts.
Dear God, YouTube has really gone to the dogs.

Well apparently there is going to be a Type 83 anyway.

 

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That's a terrible, lying click-bait video. Those "large destroyer" pictures aren't even an RN design. And I can't figure out what the heck ship they are showing while they're talking about the Type 82, but HMS Bristol never had twin gun mounts. (Which is where I quit. God only knows what they got wrong in the rest of it.)

The images you posted are actually the Italian DDX, discussed here. The three secondary guns (two midships, one aft) are all 76mm Sovraponte (non-deck-penetrating) mounts.
Dear God, YouTube has really gone to the dogs.

Well apparently there is going to be a Type 83 anyway.


Yeah, the voice over is kinda sorta right, because it's basically reading verbatim from an official document. But the imagery is terrible.

I have a general rule -- if the video maker can't put a real human voice on their video, I'm likely not going to take it seriously.
 

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Shocked the World! Another crap fanboy Youtube video made by opinionated fanboys for opinionated fanboys.
Aren't all those ships on the 'cover' image all Italian designs? Big giveaway...
 

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Aren't all those ships on the 'cover' image all Italian designs? Big giveaway...

I think the Coastal Vessel is Swedish -- a CB90 variant -- but I'm not 100% sure. The same basic idea has cropped up a bunch of places since the Swedes first showed it.
 

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