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  1. Thread: Pilatus PC-12 NG

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    Any word on delivery date? Could have sworn I...

    Any word on delivery date? Could have sworn I just spotted a grey PC12 over Dublin with weather radar dome on wing.
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    Well, that character and some real folk... I mean...

    Well, that character and some real folk... I mean DOJ might be reluctant for AGS to adopt the name if they wind up with a PC-12 - their simulated reaction is ably demonstrated by the appropriate...
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    Regarding tagging on to orders - are the DF...

    Regarding tagging on to orders - are the DF hampered at all by the requirements to tender? I mean if that was the case, it would at least seem polite to say as much.

    Regarding things like JW... It...
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    Shame, they really should have asked for an F-35B...

    Shame, they really should have asked for an F-35B sample...
  5. Thread: CASA Replacement

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    At a guess, I'd say the optics of the ATR beating...

    At a guess, I'd say the optics of the ATR beating the 295 in a country that's operated the 235 for 25 years or so, would be of note to other potential customers.

    But they would have to make it a...
  6. Thread: Mali.

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    http://www.opex360.com/2019/06/25/barkhane-lincroy...

    http://www.opex360.com/2019/06/25/barkhane-lincroyable-sauvetage-de-lequipage-de-lhelicoptere-gazelle-perdu-lors-de-loperation-aconit/

    [in French]

    From what I can make out (thank you Google...
  7. Thread: CASA Replacement

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    An Italian P-72A has been lurking around Bal for...

    An Italian P-72A has been lurking around Bal for the last few days and appears it may have conducted a demo patrol: http://baldonnel-eime.blogspot.com/2019/06/26062019.html?m=1
  8. Thread: Pilatus PC-12 NG

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    https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/28618/the-ai...

    https://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/28618/the-air-forces-special-operations-pc-12s-finally-have-an-official-nickname

    Article on the USAF's PC-12 fleet.
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    Sticky: Creep, crawl, creep. ...

    Creep, crawl, creep.

    http://forum.irishmilitaryonline.com/showthread.php?10837-Cessna-Replacement-The-Options&p=453217&viewfull=1#post453217
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    Sticky: Look we all know that the surge capability of the...

    Look we all know that the surge capability of the A******ule F-35B's is there.

    But the black budget isn't going to extend to folding rotors.
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    Sticky: I'd advise reading between the lines regarding...

    I'd advise reading between the lines regarding actual deployments: no Irish air component, troops yes, APC's yes, helicopters: provided by them out foreign.

    Not that there won't be photo ops.
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    Sticky: Forgive me, but is anyone, anywhere, operating...

    Forgive me, but is anyone, anywhere, operating AW139's with folding blades? Has AgustaWestland tested and certified a folding blade option for the AW139?

    If not, are you expecting the State will...
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    DF getting a lot of stick for the delay in...

    DF getting a lot of stick for the delay in deploying the helicopters/troops on ground - request was made at 9am.
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    Not without precedent - an F-11F Tiger shot...

    Not without precedent - an F-11F Tiger shot itself down in the same manner.
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    Dublin Airport flights suspended due to drone

    Dublin Airport flights suspended due to drone
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    https://www.leonardodrs.com/media/8013/m20_m41_int...

    https://www.leonardodrs.com/media/8013/m20_m41_inthenews_mshorad.jpg


    https://defence-blog.com/army/u-s-army-seeking-contractor-to-build-144-im-shorad-systems.html

    Image is based on the...
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    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/-tktmWSQA-w" frameborder="0" allow="accelerometer; autoplay; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture"...
  18. Thread: OPV Replacement

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    Sticky: To start with I know nothing about ship design,...

    To start with I know nothing about ship design, but I have been struck by the apparent difference in structure above deck between the Batch 2 Rivers and the P60's; I think it's visible to an extent...
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    http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/26067/uss-kea...

    http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/26067/uss-kearsarge-transits-the-suez-canal-with-anti-drone-buggies-keeping-watch-on-deck
  20. Thread: DF website

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    Orion:...

    Orion:
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/4/4e/Uncial_alphabet.png

    It's the equivalent of gh in gaelic script
  21. Thread: OPV Replacement

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    Sticky: They were assisting the Maltese in training up on...

    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 service since 2006, yeah I think they would be...
  22. Thread: Naval weaponry

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    As far as I understand it, there have been major...

    As far as I understand it, there have been major advances in IR over the last decade or so - modern IR seekers don't just try to hit a hot spot - it's a thermal video image and may also include a 3D...
  23. Thread: Mali.

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    Article on the Canadian presence in Mali:...

    Article on the Canadian presence in Mali:
    http://www.thedrive.com/the-war-zone/25917/canadian-troops-pose-with-chinook-as-it-sticks-a-pinnacle-landing-while-on-deployment-in-mali



    Well, alas,...
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    Yep, you're right - it wouldn't matter if a...

    Yep, you're right - it wouldn't matter if a longer range system was purchased - the RBS70, or something else in its class is still required and would be the most likely to go overseas.

    I know very...
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    How long were they in service with the Norwegians...

    How long were they in service with the Norwegians before that though - early 90's? The Flycatchers had a very short life in the DF.

    I can't say regarding potential upgrades. I don't know much...
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