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  • TangoSierra's Avatar
    Today, 11:07
    TangoSierra replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Ireland does not need to buy the data. It is provided free of charge for being an EU member state (i.e we pay into the EU, this is one of the...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 10:33
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    There is an amount of data mentioned in your post for 3 dates in February 2020 before ALTA went aground. The organisation that "saw" the data will...
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  • TangoSierra's Avatar
    Today, 10:21
    TangoSierra replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    There is no expected profile of a drug smuggling boat. They come in all sizes from super tankers to rowing boats to semi-submersibles. A "dark...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 09:54
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    The question now is , by whom was the vessel detected, to whom was the information passed. If there is an ongoing attempt to Hawk Eye the western...
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  • Jetjock's Avatar
    Today, 08:20
    Jetjock replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    I'm sorry I should have been clearer. Given that the Alta was detected by satellite and the information was available to the relevant authority here,...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Today, 01:16
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    It is clear to me that any early detection of MV ALTA, by means available and provided by the State, or any other agency, was just not possible. The...
    239 replies | 51565 view(s)
  • spider pig's Avatar
    Today, 00:31
    New kitbag is good.....
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  • Jetjock's Avatar
    Yesterday, 20:53
    Jetjock replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Is it possible that given this vessel is significantly larger than the expected profile of a drug smuggling boat, it was ignored and not cross...
    239 replies | 51565 view(s)
  • Truck Driver's Avatar
    Yesterday, 17:37
    I asked Mr Protac had he ever considered doing said kit bag in DPM. This after seeing black versions with the Garda badge on them in the shop...
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  • TangoSierra's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:58
    TangoSierra replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    MV ALTA potentially came within 15nm of Kinsale Gas Rigs doing approximately 1.5kts. I reckon if she had hit, it would have brought about some SAR...
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  • TangoSierra's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:32
    TangoSierra replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Both the IRCG and the NS have access to systems that can and highly likely did detect MV ALTA. The Minister stated that the IRCG have overall...
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  • TangoSierra's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:28
    TangoSierra replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    MODS: Any chance of breaking posts about MV ALTA out of the navy thread onto its own thread combined with the NEWS report of MCIB investigation...
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:25
    na grohmiti replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    You assume it's someone's job to look. It should be Coast Guard, but they seem more focused on coordination of SAR than even passive monitoring of...
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  • TangoSierra's Avatar
    Yesterday, 16:17
    TangoSierra replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    The vessel was detected by Sentinel 1 Synthetic Aperture Radar (and other SAR satellite providers) and identified as a ship using the Ocean Objects...
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  • na grohmiti's Avatar
    Yesterday, 11:19
    Something something gap in capability.... <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><a...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:27
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Just had a brief look at Google maps which is collected by terrestrial, aerial, and LANDSAT 8 in puts. The Latter is at 705km, Polar orbit, and...
    239 replies | 51565 view(s)
  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:47
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    An orbiting satellite that can spot a random target has to overcome many problems . Does it stay in daylight, chasing the sun, or does it have...
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  • Jetjock's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:15
    Jetjock replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Doubtful geostationary as the periodical nature of the observations suggests an non-stationary orbit. Geostationary (35,786km) would be unusual for a...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    Yesterday, 00:42
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    It seems to me that if the vessel was observed as you outlined it would have to be a visual or radar sighting. It also is clear that whatever system...
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  • TangoSierra's Avatar
    7th March 2021, 23:52
    TangoSierra replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Advances in technology has meant that that older orbiting sensors can and have been made capable at detecting ships at sea in all sea states. ...
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  • ancientmariner's Avatar
    7th March 2021, 18:22
    ancientmariner replied to a thread navy in Navy FAQs
    Noted and all opinions are valid. Christos Bitas was not scuttled by the salvage company AFAIK. She may have been put under by 40mm gunfire by P20.
    239 replies | 51565 view(s)
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