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Join Date: Dec 2007
01-26-2012, 10:35 AM
Destroyers - DDG
DDG 51 and DDG 1000 destroyers are warships that provide multi-mission offensive and defensive capabilities. Destroyers can operate independently or as part of carrier strike groups, surface action groups, amphibious ready groups, and underway replenishment groups.
Frigates - FFG:
Frigates fulfill a Protection of Shipping (POS) mission as Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) combatants for amphibious expeditionary forces, underway replenishment groups and merchant convoys.
So our escort class is more akin to destroyers than frigates. “If it walks like a duck, quacks like a duck, looks like a duck, it must be a duck”. I guess I'll do what I usually do when Star Trek makes mistakes and mentally jigger the type to destroyer. Thanks