The purpose of this discussion is to outline a conceptual ship which exploits the helicopter as the basis of its weapon system and to indicate the merit of such a concept by some rough comparative measure with today's destroyer types.
Davies, Thomas D.
"New Horizons: Some Thoughts on New Ship Configurations (The Helicopter-Destroyer Concept),"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 22
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol22/iss5/5