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  1. Thread: OPV Replacement

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    Sticky: Hi Goldie latest news is that the MRV is...

    Hi Goldie latest news is that the MRV is progressing well,the landing craft are readyand the cranes to be installed.Sea trials to start shortly in june/july got to give those dutchy shipbuilders...
  2. Thread: OPV Replacement

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    Sticky: Hi from NZ just a thought why doesnt the irish...

    Hi from NZ just a thought why doesnt the irish naval service ask the RNZN/NZ govt if you can have some of your own naval personnel during sea trials and delivery voyage to downunder.It might help in...
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    Project Protector/RNZN MRV

    Hi all from NZ just thought i would give you an update,the NZ MRV is to be launched on 11/2/06 just five months after the keel was laid.The ship is to sail to Australia in july,more details are...
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    Hi all from NZ again, yes we have had teething...

    Hi all from NZ again, yes we have had teething problems with the pinzgauer's but the sources i have spoken to from the NZ Army are more than happy with its overall performance ie. much better than...
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    Hi all from NZ just thought i would add my 2...

    Hi all from NZ just thought i would add my 2 cents worth, have you guys considered the pinzgauer vehicles for the Irish defence forces.NZ army is taking delievery of 320 vehicles in six versions...
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    Hi all from NZ thanks goldie for your comments on...

    Hi all from NZ thanks goldie for your comments on our naval requirements/future needs,you are spot on with what we want to achieve.It never ceases to amaze me how NZ is put under a lot of pressure to...
  7. Thread: OPV Replacement

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    Sticky: Hi all from NZ just thought i would give a update...

    Hi all from NZ just thought i would give a update on the RNZN MRV.Work was halted temporarily while some issues were sorted launch date is still expected around may/june 06,pictures available in...
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    Hi all from NZ the RNZN has in service five SH-2G...

    Hi all from NZ the RNZN has in service five SH-2G Kamen seasprite helos.Our models can use various armament options eg maverick missiles/mu-90 torpedoes etc.I would say our navy will mostly use these...
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    Hi all just thought i would send the links to...

    Hi all just thought i would send the links to view the pictures of two opvs being built for the New Zealand Navy .
    http://www.defencemodels.com.au/Projects/images/DSC09752lrg.jpg
  10. Thread: Multi role uav

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    Multi role uav

    Hi all from nz , this is a UAV under development back home about 15mins from where i live over 20 countries are very interested in it as well as N.Z defence forces .
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    The reason we went to wheeled apc in nz was...

    The reason we went to wheeled apc in nz was easier to deploy ie australia/less logistical tail required/less maintenance.We know tracked apcs have a better advantage but does it matter if a...
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    Fire support vehicles

    Hi all from downunder can someone answer this question ,does the irish army still use the scorpions in the recce/fire support role.In nz we use the lav3[105 delievered] but there is serious talk of...
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    Hi all its interesting about your...

    Hi all its interesting about your ideas/proposals to upgun the IAC but is it wortwhile unless you are going to transition into something else eg close support/multi role aircraft.The future is...
  14. Thread: Deployability

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    deployability

    No unfortunately the strike wing of the nz airforce will not be restored unless the govt changes its mind however 8-10 nh90 helos/6-8 light helos are on order also most likely 2-3 new twin...
  15. Thread: Deployability

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    deployability

    gidday from nz, i think it would be a great idea for the irish air corp to get new c130j.Two would be better of course but at 65 millon us its a big call then there is the associated costs...
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    for sale

    Hi all from downunder saw your ad for ex irish vehicles for sale,same thing back home nz army is selling 78 m113 apcs most in running order but no 50cal in turret or gpmg ...
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    Poll: naval air ops

    Gidday from nz,read aout yournaval air ops the nz navy is pretty happy with its new helos.Have just heard they ordered new mu90 torpedoes for them as well as frigates.
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    Poll: Irish naval helicopters

    Will Ireland replace their naval helicopters in the near future? New Zealand has introduced the kayman seasprite helicopter (5 in service) in the last few years. Is Ireland planning to do similar?
  19. Thread: More Trucks..

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    greetings from new zealand im doing a comparison...

    greetings from new zealand im doing a comparison of new zealand and irish defense forces, i see your army is replacing current trucks. In New Zealand we are taking delivery of 350 pinzgauer 6 by 6...
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