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originally posted by: seagull
a reply to: Zaphod58
That right there is something of a problem for me. Maybe you can clear this up, at least a little bit...
They need an entire fleet of tankers as the current fleet are not exactly what you can call new, or even newish, at least the majority.
Generally speaking, tankers are kept out of harms way, as it is considered bad to have 'em shot down by the bad guys...why is stealth so seemingly necessary, especially as it cuts down dramatically on how many you can buy...?
Seems to me that stealth isn't the highest of prerequisites for a tanker fleet...
I stand ready to be educated