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  • CTU's Avatar
    Today, 20:44
    CTU replied to a thread Naval weaponry in Navy & Naval Reserve
    I wonder if that team included Robert Ballard (of Titanic Fame) who was in the US Naval Reserve at the time, and worked on a number of special...
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  • Rocinante's Avatar
    Today, 20:24
    Bit of an underselling there, Ben Roberts Smith in under investigation for being involved in 7 unlawful executions some of which were reported by...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 19:56
    A US Navy team deployed a type of sonar, on P31, with stern A-Frame, and Flight deck mounted winch to map the debris field of the Air India plane. It...
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  • Rocinante's Avatar
    Today, 18:26
    https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/2020/08/french-navy-starts-trials-of-variable-depth-sonar-aboard-loire-class-offshore-support-vessel/
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Today, 18:23
    The Russians might have some containerised systems for us???? ...
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Today, 16:49
    I appreciate what you say, but it's fair to say that most of the AAS graduates are now happily earning the civvy salary and wouldn't be inclined to...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 16:03
    There is probably some truth and some story in your description of the AAS. I was both a school officer , training officer, and was never aware of...
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  • DeV's Avatar
    Today, 14:43
    DeV replied to a thread manning levels, the future. in Navy FAQs
    The pay for those on TTS is probably also at least double that of a DF apprentice
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Today, 11:34
    The Problem with the Army apprentice school was multi-faceted. Firstly you recruited child soldiers, most without leaving certs. Then you put them...
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Today, 08:01
    The zone is defined by two line, Alpha and Beta; these are the lines defining the zone of separation which was part of the ceasefire agreement. In...
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  • Graylion's Avatar
    Today, 03:47
    yup, would have to be diesel hybrid
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 00:02
    The fault has to lie with the pundits in DOD and those that have acquiesced with recruitment strategy for technical apprentices in particular. The...
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:44
    Are the Israeli Border Outposts within the UNDOF AO? Genuine question, because the UNDOF AO is quite thin in parts, and the Southern area in...
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 19:04
    The UNDOF AO entends the entire length of the border between Syria and Israel.
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 18:28
    Was it in UNDOF AO?
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  • Fantasia's Avatar
    Yesterday, 17:59
    There is a requirement to maintain a common fuel source for deployed assets
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 17:14
    It never reflects good on the UN when stuff like this happens. ...
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 17:01
    PHEV for deployments could be interesting; get a few PHEV Land Cruisers and do some trials. Then send them along with some solar cells and a wind...
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  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:13
    Entertaining as are the comments but nothing really new. Yes the Yanks do have some aircraft in storage and there is a good reason for this, they...
    824 replies | 151883 view(s)
  • Graylion's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:36
    That was ... entertaining
    824 replies | 151883 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 14:04
    na grohmiti replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    I don't like the dismissal of the stonework in the graving dock. It served a purpose. The document also seems to be unaware of the function of a...
    151 replies | 30780 view(s)
  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 13:05
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    There is a Request for tender issued by the Department of Defence, to dredge basin West plus West wall area of silt( Contaminated ), to fit out west...
    151 replies | 30780 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:42
    na grohmiti replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Any plans I saw had new berthage outside the basin to the north where water is deep. The quay at the basin entrance was also in the plan as a short...
    151 replies | 30780 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:39
    https://youtu.be/srMoZhn4kzI Some offbeat suggestions here.
    824 replies | 151883 view(s)
  • EUFighter's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:32
    EUFighter replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Why is the assumption that any new berthage is within the basis? If the NS does ever get an EPV/MRV it could be much large than any current vessel.
    151 replies | 30780 view(s)
  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:31
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Just answering a question. Engineering wise not many companies are into specialised dredging. It would be better to have that done first and then...
    151 replies | 30780 view(s)
  • DeV's Avatar
    2nd August 2020, 23:05
    DeV replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Could well be gone Which is probably why it’s says it should be removed In fairness in the basin there is only so many places to go
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    2nd August 2020, 22:37
    na grohmiti replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Not sure how much of the graving dock was dredged. It would have had a large quantity of steel here as this was where finished product was loaded to...
    151 replies | 30780 view(s)
  • Sparky42's Avatar
    2nd August 2020, 20:54
    Sparky42 replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    I thought the Basin had already had a full dredging only a couple of years ago to remove the slit and debris from Steel? As to the visual impact,...
    151 replies | 30780 view(s)
  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    2nd August 2020, 20:10
    na grohmiti replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Costings were done on this some years ago and it was not at all costly. Biggest problem is the Visual intrusion such a structure would bring, and the...
    151 replies | 30780 view(s)
  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    2nd August 2020, 20:06
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    The floating docks are gone many years. Reading the request for Tender to increase berthage at the naval base seems to have so many unquantifiable...
    151 replies | 30780 view(s)
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