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    There is probably some truth and some story in...

    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 any policy to short change apprentices as all that...
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    The fault has to lie with the pundits in DOD and...

    The fault has to lie with the pundits in DOD and those that have acquiesced with recruitment strategy for technical apprentices in particular. The PDF needs an Apprentice school in order to imbue a...
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    There is a Request for tender issued by the...

    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 wall to berth 2 x 90 metre vessels to include...
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    Just answering a question. Engineering wise not...

    Just answering a question. Engineering wise not many companies are into specialised dredging. It would be better to have that done first and then figure solving an engineering problem of making...
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    The floating docks are gone many years. Reading...

    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 hindrances to commencement of work that not many...
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    To maximise ship Defence the chosen system must...

    To maximise ship Defence the chosen system must be totally automated after initial acquisition on EO or radar. The system should deal with a minimum of 4 fast attack craft and also be capable of...
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    This is an eureka moment. Delighted with that...

    This is an eureka moment. Delighted with that statement but am always sceptical when aspirations and budgets do not coincide, unless increased berthage and drydock is going to be funded from Dept of...
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    Particularly if we deploy to east Coast of...

    Particularly if we deploy to east Coast of Africa, we need to replace with 30mm system , ideally with AD ammunition and programmable Air Burst rounds with tracer. don't see why we couldn't try out...
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    Sorry a word reverse jump in the first...

    Sorry a word reverse jump in the first line--after word Planning delete " Ports".
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    In today's Irish Examiner there is released...

    In today's Irish Examiner there is released information from the Minister of Housing,Planning Ports, and Local Government about a Master Plan for the Marine Area. The document sets out sectoral...
  11. The Armidale patrol boats were developed and...

    The Armidale patrol boats were developed and allotted to assist Government agencies to police the areas between the island groups to the North of Australia to curtail illegal actions including...
  12. How we nationally consider defence must be in the...

    How we nationally consider defence must be in the context of the overall Defence strategy of Europe and in particular that of Europe. Our Budget source initially must be based on a reasonable...
  13. When you calculate the Value of the Fishery...

    When you calculate the Value of the Fishery economy ,and it's policing, you must also consider the amount extracted by all nations permitted to fish and that it is begin done in accordance with...
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    Close enough, about 5, pressurised by recruit...

    Close enough, about 5, pressurised by recruit training, and branch courses plus PNCO's.
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    In 1989/1990 a few of us were tasked to draw up...

    In 1989/1990 a few of us were tasked to draw up a new organisational structure for the Naval Service . At that time we were a seven ship navy plus the Diving School and emerging units created by...
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    And what will I do with my SEAMANSHIP book and...

    And what will I do with my SEAMANSHIP book and how will I describe someone who is a good seaman. Leave the men with seaman and create a new title of Seamiss for females. I would not like to rename a...
  17. Dorcha Lee Col. Rtd has an interesting article on...

    Dorcha Lee Col. Rtd has an interesting article on Defence and phrases used to cap spending like" we are a small country" but pointing out that the UN regard us as a medium country. He makes...
  18. The ASW environment needs a wide range of...

    The ASW environment needs a wide range of capability provided by networking of systems and co-ordination between allies. There are various stages to dealing with the submarine including hitting it in...
  19. This is all chicken and egg syndrome. A navy...

    This is all chicken and egg syndrome. A navy needs to set the practical aspects of its roles, and buy equipment to do that and sustain the capability when replacing vessels. Everytime you replace...
  20. That's better! It is realistically a bit more. My...

    That's better! It is realistically a bit more. My old navigators note book puts Amsterdam to Port Said ( Suez Canal entrance) at 3368nm berth to berth. Crimea is a bit further. However the class of...
  21. Something not right about the Sergey Balk info....

    Something not right about the Sergey Balk info. She left her home port 1/07/2020, then was in Gibraltar area , and is currently 25/07/2020 in the North Sea. She sailed from Crimea area, down the...
  22. Leaving aside the incident in area V1( a) of the...

    Leaving aside the incident in area V1( a) of the EEZ , it is an accident of historic circumstances that the RN Submarine exercise area remains in what is EEZ waters. The matter will be further...
  23. The UN Law of the Sea allows for Innocent Passage...

    The UN Law of the Sea allows for Innocent Passage of surface warships but precludes launching aircraft in military role, it also allows for innocent transit of submarines and aircraft, in the former...
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    Interesting that the platform used was the F.Dk....

    Interesting that the platform used was the F.Dk. of what used to be our HOSTAC 1 ship P31. We need to look at introducing a Remote Piloting Aircraft Systems unit within the Navy. The RN have...
  25. Maybe the answer is to sail on must do missions...

    Maybe the answer is to sail on must do missions ,short of certain personnel, that can be on call from base, to do repairs as they arise-radar-radio/comms- electronics. Also give ship a deep budget...
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