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    No he meant mines - mines and terrorists are a...

    No he meant mines - mines and terrorists are a nasty combination.
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    Poll: Of course the Navy want & require the capability...

    Of course the Navy want & require the capability but can the State & Defence Forces get its act together to provide and pay for it? Ireland is the only State in Western Europe WITHOUT an organice...
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    Haulbowline is too valuable a site for a prison. ...

    Haulbowline is too valuable a site for a prison. There is huge potential for the island with the establishment of a maritime museum and the building of some other service capacity - marina, hotel,...
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    Poll: The new ships will have to be capable of UAV ops...

    The new ships will have to be capable of UAV ops and probably underwater vehicle ops as well
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    Sticky: If the Navy are going to have a humanitarian role...

    If the Navy are going to have a humanitarian role they are going to need some way of getting stuff on to the beach. There might not be any infrastructure where they go and it would be short sighted...
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    Great Photos - goldie

    Great Photos - goldie
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    Sticky: Looks like the extension of Ireland's waters is...

    Looks like the extension of Ireland's waters is no longer more imaginary than real - http://www.rte.ie/news/2007/0406/9news_av.html?2236155,null,230
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    Jack's not dead, yes Jack has had to conform,...

    Jack's not dead, yes Jack has had to conform, smooth one or two rough edges and treat peers and subordinates as Jack would like to be treated. Jack's just had a makeover, oh and yes - Jack can be...
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    Sticky: I suppose you don't need to be a meteorologist to...

    I suppose you don't need to be a meteorologist to see the weather has been crap for the past two months -
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    I think they should get one - I think there is...

    I think they should get one - I think there is nothing stopping a naval ship from having one as long as it is in good taste!?
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    Sticky: It seems after the last month or so, that whoever...

    It seems after the last month or so, that whoever said the navy needed bigger ships probably had a point!
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    I agree OCEAN seems to have a point Tqon - from...

    I agree OCEAN seems to have a point Tqon - from what I have read you are changing your story depending on the point you want to make - to try to undermine the achievement of being listed in the Top...
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    tqon to make the list all of your employees...

    tqon to make the list all of your employees complete a confidential survey which is independantly assessed - so its the workforce who vote a place as being A Great Place to Work - well done to...
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    G-2 NOC - I think there is plenty of talent in...

    G-2 NOC - I think there is plenty of talent in the NS to sort the problem. The attack on he who shall remain nameless is legitimate as long as it is objective and not personalised and focussed on...
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    mikeym is qouting from the report - I suspect...

    mikeym is qouting from the report - I suspect that the report probably needs to be given to an experienced qualitative researcher to check on the qualitative or quantitative methods used to acquire...
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    I was talking to somone from either Ethna or Emer...

    I was talking to somone from either Ethna or Emer recently and they told me that their ship did over 220 days on sailing order last year but that the ship used to give its sailors time off so that...
  17. Thread: OPV Replacement

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    Sticky: Hp - dead right and thats the problem - somtimes...

    Hp - dead right and thats the problem - somtimes the navy can't do their job now because their ships are too small - we are about to get territory which is almost 10 times the size of the state and...
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    The custodians of policy is the Government with...

    The custodians of policy is the Government with advice from the Departments - we have such an archaic military structure I doubt if the Navy could ever adequately express what they want as they have...
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    The main problem at the end of the day with the...

    The main problem at the end of the day with the Rosin class is that into the future they will be too short for anything other than fishery protection and even at that they will often have to run in...
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    As long as the Command staff play this game..the...

    As long as the Command staff play this game..the crews will never have the ships they need to provide the envoirnment to do the job they joined up to do.

    Hpt please elaborate - and I want to hear...
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    One shortcoming in design I have heard is the...

    One shortcoming in design I have heard is the shortage in bunkspace. There is no real capacity for Special Forces, accomodation for trainees is also very limited, accomodation for other service...
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    So that's roughly the same pressure as an...

    So that's roughly the same pressure as an overweight ballerina doing a pirouette on the deck.

    So that mean 600 rpm is the same as 600 ppm, pirouettes per minute, maybe the navy is putting too much...
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    Pity he is not using his telescopic sight!

    Pity he is not using his telescopic sight!
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    Sticky: If the Irish area of jurisdiction is going to...

    If the Irish area of jurisdiction is going to nearly double and some of the states waters will be over six hundred miles off the coast the defence forces really can't afford to hang around with the...
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    I think both Ocean and Viking have a point..I...

    I think both Ocean and Viking have a point..I suppose the bottom line once the issue is policed is the important thing.
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