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  • Rhodes's Avatar
    Today, 18:09
    Rhodes replied to a thread DF website in Army & Army Reserve
    The DF website has got another new look. http://www.military.ie/en/
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 17:29
    ancientmariner replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    why not, provided that the flight deck would be strong enough to prevent it being pierced by a heavy landing or crash. In any event, in fleet , and...
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  • Rhodes's Avatar
    Today, 16:09
    Rhodes replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    One of the ship designs offered to Malta was a modified LE Niamh, also with an AW-139 capable helideck.
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 15:20
    ancientmariner replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    I accept that. There are many incidences of AW 139's landing on USN ships and I presume it is the AFM intention to do so on the new P71. I still...
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  • pym's Avatar
    Today, 14:04
    pym replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    They were assisting the Maltese in training up on the AW139 - they had recently received the type. Given that the Air Corps have had the AW139 in...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 10:53
    ancientmariner replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    The Saettia Class patrol vessel was designed as an attack missile craft-4 shafts with 40knots- and had subsequent Mark variations to become an OPV...
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  • apc's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:12
    apc replied to a thread Canadian TAPV selected in Foreign Forces
    More news ...
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:33
    EUFighter replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    The new vessels are around 4 times the size, have a beam of 13m compared to 8m. While technically a AW-139 could land on the older P61 (Saettia Mk3)...
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  • na grohmití's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:15
    na grohmití replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    Not that much of a step really. The other OPV (italian made) P61 also has a deck capable of operating an AW139.
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 15:54
    EUFighter replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    Seems to be a lot for the money, she will be a big step up from what they have today. Would like to see some more details on her but I would expect...
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:10
    DeV replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    https://youtu.be/ANejsePvq1Q I’d say there’s a big difference between its seakeeping and the P60s. It’s 4 metres shorter than Roisin Well...
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:24
    We can put everything in three priority stages; Priority one: Sensors No matter is the ship is to be fitted with hard or soft kill devices it...
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:56
    EUFighter replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    Price tag of €35m..... https://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20190117/local/contract-awarded-for-new-afm-flagship.699503 ...
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:41
    EUFighter replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    The unit costs of the P60s is around €67m incl VAT, of this €5-6m is the cost of a refurbished 76/62mm, a new build would be of the uprated SR...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:45
    ancientmariner replied to a thread OPV Replacement in Navy FAQs
    If I could just add that the manufacturers sell the NEW gun as an anti-missile/anti aircraft weapon, with antiship and shore bombardment as a...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    17th January 2019, 10:19
    If ships have a total Defence System and wish to achieve Quick Reaction Combat Capability, then individual ships need a Self Defence System made up...
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  • DeV's Avatar
    17th January 2019, 01:20
    DeV replied to a thread Naval weaponry in Navy & Naval Reserve
    Some can be seen here...
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