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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 09:55
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Read a paper submitted to USNI about small Navies and a Need for a balanced force. The submission sees a need for forces at sea to act as a deterrent...
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  • ropebag's Avatar
    Today, 06:05
    ropebag replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    It theoretically could, but you'd need to the diplomatic service of X country to take possession of them, stick them in, take it to the airport, and...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • sofa's Avatar
    Yesterday, 21:12
    sofa replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Pilots are entrusted with Diplomatic bags held in the cockpit with them, Could the weapons being placed in a "diplomatic bag" in this case?
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • apod's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:04
    apod replied to a thread Single boot concept in Military Kit
    Looks like you might be right. No sign yet and no update to A9 or L3 either. The wheels they grind slow.
    280 replies | 62374 view(s)
  • GoneToTheCanner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:32
    In the case of the Mi-8s mentioned, hiring firms with Mi-8s proved easy enough but they were not equipped with crashworthy seats and were rejected...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 13:04
    na grohmiti replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    We can also not rely on the UN to provide us with proper logistic needs. The condition of the vehicles that were sent to Chad when they arrived...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:45
    DeV replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    https://www.audit.gov.ie/en/Find-Report/Publications/2009/2008-Annual-Report-Chapter-28-Department-of-Defence-Mission-to-Chad.pdf In fairness, the...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • DeV's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:34
    DeV replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    We are assuming that they were handed into the French. There is a very small French contingent with MONUSCO (7 personnel). The hoops you have to...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • Jetjock's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:21
    Jetjock replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    The simple fact is that no available capability to withdraw personnel from whatever hell-hole somebody thinks it's a good idea to go to, should never...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:09
    na grohmiti replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Remember in one of the African trips (Maybe Chad, but could have been Liberia) when there was early on identified a woeful lack of airlift of any...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • ropebag's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:38
    ropebag replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    The question is, why did whoever spoke to the IT tell them something that is demonstratively untrue? DOD lying because they didn't want to fork...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:53
    na grohmiti replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    I shouldn't really reply here on my mobile. I get distracted midway through a post and forget to finish it before clicking "post". This was the...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • apc's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:03
    apc replied to a thread Army (Ford) Ranger! in AFVs / Vehicles
    New from Riccardo https://ricardo.com/news-and-media/news-and-press/ricardo-demonstrates-militarized-version-of-ford-ranger-2019...
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:58
    EUFighter replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Commercial fights allow the carriage of both firearms and ammo. This is how sports shooters and hunters are able to transport their weapons. There...
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • ropebag's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:47
    ropebag replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    You probably ought to tell the airlines that, because they're happily accepting firearms and ammunition as hold baggage.
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:39
    na grohmiti replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Against the rules on commercial flights.
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • ropebag's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:39
    ropebag replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    I've flown on a commercial flight - cattle class obviously - with five other blokes, in civvies, with rifles, pistols and ammunition in the hold....
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:32
    EUFighter replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Did anyone ask Air France about weapon and ammo transport?
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
  • Flamingo's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:48
    Flamingo replied to a thread Air Lift Capability in Overseas
    Fair enough
    219 replies | 9885 view(s)
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