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  1. I think not. Once it was accepted the 7.62 would...

    I think not. Once it was accepted the 7.62 would remain the calibre of choice for the squad fire support, then having more than one weapon of that calibre was inevitable. Indeed, with the M203 you...
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    The opposite end of the County. About an hour and...

    The opposite end of the County. About an hour and a half drive to Daniel O'Donnell land. (And possibly the dreariest Road in Ireland)
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    Sticky: What do they mean when they say "Large Factory...

    What do they mean when they say "Large Factory trawler" I hear you ask...

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">LÉ George Bernard Shaw conducting <a...
  4. Minutes of the first meeting of the Commission on...

    Minutes of the first meeting of the Commission on the Defence Forces which was held on Tuesday 22 December 2020 by video conference.
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    https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/the-saturday...

    https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/the-saturday-read-those-figures-were-not-sustainable-private-sector-bounty-tempting-talent-away-from-defence-forces-40001005.html

    (if anyone has access to the...
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    To be fair, the PC12 is designed to land on...

    To be fair, the PC12 is designed to land on worse. A functioning DoD would examine the feasibility of keeping both Finner and Gormo open as military airstrips.
  7. A testament to the rifle that its still in...

    A testament to the rifle that its still in service. If you didn't hit the target, you knew it would make a very good club.
    Many stories of people who got too close getting a butt in the chin. You...
  8. The Commission on the Defence Forces has launched...

    The Commission on the Defence Forces has launched a public consultation which will run until 5 March 2021.
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  9. Does everyone train on the Grenade launcher in...

    Does everyone train on the Grenade launcher in 2-3 star training?
  10. Would you get a better weapon if you moved away...

    Would you get a better weapon if you moved away from the larger makers though? The UKDF L129A1 for example, by Lewis Machine & Tool Co. At its introduction AI Sniper rifle was a surprising choice,...
  11. Do the quantities required justify an RFT?

    Do the quantities required justify an RFT?
  12. I find i am wrong more often, as I get older.

    I find i am wrong more often, as I get older.
  13. Consider it withdrawn. It was made in jest, using...

    Consider it withdrawn. It was made in jest, using an ironic stereotype. I will delete the post if you wish.
    Can I assume there will be an embargo on "Lazy civil servant" statements also?
  14. Is his spouse still serving?

    Is his spouse still serving?
  15. Of course that's not what I believe. You should...

    Of course that's not what I believe. You should know me better than that. It may be 10 years since I wore a uniform, but I pass a working barracks daily, and it is clear to all that the phrase "do...
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    Poll: Thats not how we do things. Buy high, sell low....

    Thats not how we do things. Buy high, sell low. Thats the civil service way.
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    Poll: And they are part of the Heavy Airlift Wing. They...

    And they are part of the Heavy Airlift Wing. They also use the PC9 as well as the PC6 (predecessor of the PC12 single engine utility aircraft), have a dozen assorted helis and a biz jet. What did...
  18. Come on now. 9-4 mon-thurs, 9-3:45 fri.

    Come on now. 9-4 mon-thurs, 9-3:45 fri.
  19. Thread: navy

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    No more so than any automated replacement, and...

    No more so than any automated replacement, and HPT will tell stories about the force on the deck of the old Oerlikon 20mm. It's mounted on GRP minehunters and patrol vessels so it should be fine....
  20. Thread: navy

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    On a slightly related note, the RN is planning to...

    On a slightly related note, the RN is planning to upgrade its Legacy 20mm Oerlikon/GAM-B01, GCM-AO3 Twin 30mm and Oerlikon 30mm cannon to 30mm Chain gun on the DS30M mk 2 platform, as seen on the...
  21. I saw this with my own eyes. There is a belief...

    I saw this with my own eyes. There is a belief that you can't trust just 1 person with gathering this information, so instead a multitude do, and every time the recruit turns up, someone who isn't...
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    Poll: Peoples careers were paused because they were in...

    Peoples careers were paused because they were in charge of someone who for a short moment in time, could not find the key to where weapons were stored.
    We are still dealing with the fallout from an...
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    Not necessarily. If I was floating in a raft mid...

    Not necessarily. If I was floating in a raft mid atlantic, I'll take any shade of heli at all, once they pick me up.
  24. You are correct there. Point proven.

    You are correct there. Point proven.
  25. I'm going to say you are wrong, and not only are...

    I'm going to say you are wrong, and not only are you wrong, you are also blinkered by your own units failed experience, in one of the smallest counties in Ireland, which does not reflect the...
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