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    Not forgetting cost per hour (as MATS figures...

    Not forgetting cost per hour (as MATS figures show) also depends on the hours flown.

    If you fly 1000 hrs rather than 100 hrs your fixed cost per hour is lower but then you will possibly required...
  2. Thread: Army Ranger Wing

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    ARW use SIG Sauers

    ARW use SIG Sauers
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    It was a joke!

    It was a joke!
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    Ok then either way. Rosslare doesn’t suit...

    Ok then either way. Rosslare doesn’t suit container traffic and Waterford already deals with container traffic



    Which have much higher volumes and much longer distances to travel

    A haulier...
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    It was a joke The Shannon FIR is probably...

    It was a joke


    The Shannon FIR is probably approx the same size again as our sovereign airspace
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    A LoLo port requires a lot of space for container...

    A LoLo port requires a lot of space for container depots to which Rosslare doesn’t lend itself.
    Waterford isn’t too far and has a LoLo service

    Rail may or may not be efficient for LoLo:


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    There is no road in Ireland straight enough over...

    There is no road in Ireland straight enough over 800 metres to achieve BAS90 unfortunately
  8. Not think it offers more capabilities than the...

    Not think it offers more capabilities than the retired launches?
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    People don’t use the line from Wexford,...

    People don’t use the line from Wexford, Enniscorthy, Gorey, Arklow, Rathdrum, Wicklow because it is so slow it is quicker drive to Dublin on the heavily congested N11/M11/M50
  10. Thread: Naval weaponry

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    USN and RN have 7.62mm optical miniguns to deal...

    USN and RN have 7.62mm optical miniguns to deal with swarm attacks


    Obviously they have heavier armament and can detect them further out
  11. https://forum.irishmilitaryonline.com/showthread.p...

    https://forum.irishmilitaryonline.com/showthread.php?11237-NS-RIB-Tender&p=130516&viewfull=1#post130516

    Armed - tick
    Achievable for NSR - tick
    Useful for training and local ops - tick
    Useful...
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    Think so

    Think so
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    time (and role) has changed I suppose over the...

    time (and role) has changed I suppose over the last 20 years

    actually one of the head CMU appointments is a line appointment - think it is OC CMU


    No 1 and 2 Coys ASM were merged
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    In fairness it’s no fault of the officers (some...

    In fairness it’s no fault of the officers (some are qualified and doing the job replacing NS officers). It isn’t viable for NSR officers to be able to do the same training to be able to undertake the...
  15. Thread: DH248. Tramore

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    21 years ago

    21 years ago
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    We are likely to end up with a squadron of C130Js...

    We are likely to end up with a squadron of C130Js than jet fighters trust me
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    Helicopter contract cancelled due to legal action...

    Helicopter contract cancelled due to legal action due to political meddling. Given the fact that we would have been one of the first users ...
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    Incorrect!!!! there is zero restrictions so long...

    Incorrect!!!!
    there is zero restrictions so long as the paperwork is done. About 2 years ago my location used all our allocated mandays, requested more and granted .... twice. I know of someone who...
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    In which case it is no problem having them based...

    In which case it is no problem having them based on Baldonnel
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    None should Currently NSR other ranks can help...

    None should
    Currently NSR other ranks can help fill that gap (at sea) to a degree

    It problem is currently the majority of NSR officers (through no fault of theirs) can’t fill a gap at sea (hence...
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    I wasn’t suggesting a detachment to...

    I wasn’t suggesting a detachment to Sligo/Knock/Shannon/Cork I was suggesting a refuelling stop and in the case of a Bear needing an escort off the West coast a Temporary forward deployment ...
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    NS Lt night but his family might not

    NS Lt night but his family might not
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    The most likely threat (Of which we would have...

    The most likely threat (Of which we would have advanced warning) but not the most dangerous (A threat to Dublin)
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    Absolutely but it problem is more at sea than...

    Absolutely but it problem is more at sea than ashore. If the 2 years ashore is protected more it will improve retention
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    I’m sure there is but those guys are supposed to...

    I’m sure there is but those guys are supposed to be on their 2 years ashore
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