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    What are the most recent RDF total and effective...

    What are the most recent RDF total and effective numbers?
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    Single colour, guessing olive green, will be...

    Single colour, guessing olive green, will be interesting in desert environments
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    How are they being fitted out? Night optics...

    How are they being fitted out?

    Night optics and FLIR? Or is it reclining leather seats with an inflight drinks service?
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    I think it should be treated as an important...

    I think it should be treated as an important event by the military. And a greater expectation of excellence should be placed on those attending. If a home run COFD and turnout competition were to be...
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    It's always annoyed me that they have to pay...

    It's always annoyed me that they have to pay themselves to go. Of course I'm sure there are many in the ceremonial section that would prefer they not go at all.
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    Its neither important or impactful. Promotion...

    Its neither important or impactful. Promotion panels should expire. Have the course, in this case potential officers, as an essential requirement. Then go through a selection process of psychometric...
  7. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Knowing the DF the option selected will be...

    Knowing the DF the option selected will be plastic bags filled with spoons sellotaped to a toilet seat.
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    As it stands most RDF exercises now are TEWT's :-D

    As it stands most RDF exercises now are TEWT's :-D
  9. Thread: New Generals?

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    Thats why they keep its top commanders in boxes.

    Thats why they keep its top commanders in boxes.
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YaRvbQSjrk ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YaRvbQSjrk

    When I read your comment, this instantly came to mind :biggrin:
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    It's becoming a pinch point.

    It's becoming a pinch point.
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    Its really just finding the right balance between...

    Its really just finding the right balance between the power of the bikes and the number of human shaped skid marks left on the barracks square during training.
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    Sure as long as there are some hardy bucks to...

    Sure as long as there are some hardy bucks to point some bayonets into the sky at Easter, thats all that really matters.
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    Half that and you are likely closer to the mark.

    Half that and you are likely closer to the mark.
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    Poll: They don't, but they can now spend much less on...

    They don't, but they can now spend much less on them than before.
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    Poll: Before PONTUS Smugglers had to be sure the boats...

    Before PONTUS Smugglers had to be sure the boats had a reasonable chance of making it to Europe. Now all they have to do is make it to the nearest naval vessel and the journey is practically in the...
  17. Thread: Pilatus PC-9M

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    Turboprop can linger in an area for longer than a...

    Turboprop can linger in an area for longer than a jet too.
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    18 years old, unemployed or part-time employed...

    18 years old, unemployed or part-time employed and wants to join the regulars but applies to the RDF first. In reality they should never be recruited by the RDF.

    Ideally you want someone in...
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    Theres nothing like an unbiased review: ...

    Theres nothing like an unbiased review:


    "Sir! How's your plan going"?

    "Excellently! I really did a stellar job putting this together"

    "Yes! Sir, what KPIs are left for you to tick off as...
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    At the moment there are PDF overseas wearing...

    At the moment there are PDF overseas wearing cameras and the RDF CIS guys are piloting them like drones from Abbeyshrule.
  21. Thread: Estimates 2017

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    Looks like the reserve'll be getting the grat...

    Looks like the reserve'll be getting the grat back :-D
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    I doubt the PDF coy comdrs are chasing range days...

    I doubt the PDF coy comdrs are chasing range days and arranging paperwork. They are signing off on prepared documents.

    There is far too much admin to be done in the 2 hours a week a reservist...
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    They would be the in barracks representatives for...

    They would be the in barracks representatives for the RDF elements of units.

    They would arrange medicals, fitness tests, toets, range days, etc.

    They have the inhouse knowledge that the RDF...
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    Local training means local standards. I'm a...

    Local training means local standards.

    I'm a big fan of centralised training with maximum allocation of resources.

    What is definately needed is the re-introduction of the cadre or an equivalent....
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    The great white paint shortage of 2016

    The great white paint shortage of 2016
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