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  1. Thread: navy

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    To be pedantic...only on the newer vessels at the...

    To be pedantic...only on the newer vessels at the time, the Gambo was the primary secondary system since 1986. There was no reason this shouldn't have continued only the Rhinos were 'gifted'


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    Back the early noughties where 20mm was declared...

    Back the early noughties where 20mm was declared to be suboptimal and the Germans off loaded some of their Rh202 Rheinmetalls to us, shortly after we had gone with the 2Omm South African versions of...
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    Even further back I remeber a time when OG was on...

    Even further back I remeber a time when OG was on issue to the NS, the purists went mad...
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    Yeah.... having served as an airport firefighter ...

    Yeah.... having served as an airport firefighter for 6 years ( CAA Qualified) I'm familiar with the concept... hence everything will burn!



    Is it a wish or reality?
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    Apply enough heat any thing will burn! Wool...

    Apply enough heat any thing will burn!

    Wool has an ignition temperature of between 570 and 600 degrees... it will burn!
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    ...but we have navy peeps dress in Army DPM ...so...

    ...but we have navy peeps dress in Army DPM ...so why is the boot in appropriate when wearing that rig?
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    There is no such thing as fire...

    There is no such thing as fire proof....everything will burn if enough heat is applied....
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    Theoretically you could...... if you remove a lot...

    Theoretically you could...... if you remove a lot of the structures that the older systems was built in and adjust and prove the systems of work before you attempt any change anything, but doing more...
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    I think you are spot on in your appraisal of his...

    I think you are spot on in your appraisal of his management style, but the problem being those who were too eager to please and allowed such changes to happen without running the scenarios and...
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    Maybe its a thing of the past, but I certainly...

    Maybe its a thing of the past, but I certainly know of a couple both army and NS who were indeed treated as outsiders, Direct entries in the Navy tended to be treated with some scorn by both the...
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    As I said I neither agree or disagree with any...

    As I said I neither agree or disagree with any point you make, my point being unless its official and proven based on evidence , nothing changes.

    We could all highlight examples of what you...
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    If it had been public knowledge before the crash,...

    If it had been public knowledge before the crash, it could have been a game changer.
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    Based on what evidence? Again evidence...

    Based on what evidence?



    Again evidence please ?



    So how can this be if they all go through the same system with the same qualifying criteria.
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    It should be significant but I hardly doubt it...

    It should be significant but I hardly doubt it will have impact. The event was last week, the Taoiseach has rowed in with Kehoe and the ships have been tied up....... summer break for the Dail is in...
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    Roisin is alongside in VCD for an extended refit...

    Roisin is alongside in VCD for an extended refit and is realistically out of the numbers as she is not available
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    The minister is a lying fcuk..... The scheduled...

    The minister is a lying fcuk..... The scheduled refits had been cancelled in favour of light maintainence as it was not foreseen that ships would be undertaking regular patriols due to man power...
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    I can remember where I was on the day in question...

    I can remember where I was on the day in question and knew straight away why the incident had happened, as opposed to how, and thinking this should never have happened as we had predicted it 10 years...
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    I agree 100% as if you are using your reserve to...

    I agree 100% as if you are using your reserve to carry out mundane tasks or filling the blanks in day to day taskings you are allowing your establishment to slip and may not recover them. Reservists...
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    I chose him as an example to highlight that where...

    I chose him as an example to highlight that where the is a will... there is a way.



    Not the case, you have to compare like with like . The DF have not gotten a fraction of the restoration or...
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    Decisions, decisions, this is where the reserve...

    Decisions, decisions, this is where the reserve falls flat on its face everytime , through no fault of its own in most cases so it begs the question do we need a two tier reserve of those who can...
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    Why?. If you introduce clear levevls at which...

    Why?. If you introduce clear levevls at which people are exempt and then look at specific occupations , takinging into account that people serve off shore or out of the country, they can be exempted...
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    Might as well put a ' For Sale ' sign up over the...

    Might as well put a ' For Sale ' sign up over the two and by the end of the summer the second Peacock will be tied up as its only been kept in service for inshore work.

    As the man said it hasn't...
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    Not max capacity as there are normally cadets...

    Not max capacity as there are normally cadets cabins available, but 45 is the average crew on ships apart from Eithne
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    57mm on Eithne had a 6 degree throw off...

    57mm on Eithne had a 6 degree throw off programmed into it to stop that happening
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    the oft used phrase..... I'm pulling it.....not...

    the oft used phrase..... I'm pulling it.....not pushing it... having expended a few rounds in the direction of the drougue myself I recall being told the object wasn't to hit the actual drogue but...
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