Thales will replace the ones they crashed free of charge.
* "sure they won't"
Of course they will. Just as soon as the Government pays out the termination fee for the dead ones - a sum that just happens to match the cost of delivering a new one..
I could do this stuff for a living - or at least I could if I got rid of my morals and ethics..
(And who wouldn't want to get rid of Ethics - apart from Bluewater of course)