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    They were. October 2019.

    They were. October 2019.
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    In the UK 3 Soldiers per section are trained up...

    In the UK 3 Soldiers per section are trained up on the Sharpshooter rifle but only one carries it. Usually decided by the top three shooters scores on PWT in each section

    Seeing as we don't...
  3. Thank you. Takes a big man to admit when they are...

    Thank you. Takes a big man to admit when they are wrong. At least on my part I will not stand over comments like you mentioned above. No such thing these days.
  4. If you bothered to read the second part of my...

    If you bothered to read the second part of my post properly you would see I was not referring to the AR. I was referring to the PDF. But thanks for that.:rolleyes:

    PS: No need for the maths...
  5. Our AR Colleagues ARE being used and have been...

    Our AR Colleagues ARE being used and have been since this started.We have AR pers on duty nearly every day of the week(O/O yesterday was AR. Gd Comd today is AR for example) plus we have used them...
  6. Come and work in any DF Bks at the moment and...

    Come and work in any DF Bks at the moment and realise how flippant and derisive those comments are.

    Our people are meeting themselves coming off Covid Tasks which are more often than not seven day...
  7. Simple solution to the Parading "problem". Wadi...

    Simple solution to the Parading "problem". Wadi it. Two hours a week is counterproductive. Trying to fit too much into too little time.

    One weekend a month.Paid.In a MANNED Bks(No camp...
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    In laymans terms. 1/ What is it? 2/ How...

    In laymans terms.

    1/ What is it?

    2/ How does it work?

    3/ What's the delay?
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    Without going off too much on a tangent. DF is...

    Without going off too much on a tangent. DF is moving to an Electronic 245B(e245B) Held up by Issues with delays to the setup across the public sector with the Financial Management shared...
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    Nearly half way though January and still nobody...

    Nearly half way though January and still nobody issued. Boots sitting in stores while stores staff wait for a "Letter from J1" to start the process.

    Funny that but didn't the DCoS(SP) already...
  11. Thread: Pilatus PC-9M

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    Any official reason as to why they were omitted??...

    Any official reason as to why they were omitted?? Less visible from below when on a surveillance tasking??


    Couldn't have green Helis doing SAR now could we????:rolleyes:
  12. Thread: Good Kit

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    Nope. Microfleece instead. I bought one a few...

    Nope. Microfleece instead. I bought one a few years back after freezing my nuts off DS'ing a night time RECCE patrol in November.I was too active to wear a Snugpak under my smock (I would have died...
  13. Thread: Nordic Uniform

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    Interesting development.(Not surprised...

    Interesting development.(Not surprised though).Google translate is your friend.
    https://www.tu.no/artikler/kjoper-uniformer-for-flere-milliarder-en-av-dem-var-ikke-vanntett/503729
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    Unit Adjutant of his former unit would be the...

    Unit Adjutant of his former unit would be the best place to start.
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    A thought just struck me.Despite the best efforts...

    A thought just struck me.Despite the best efforts of some, with this move there will still be "Army" DPM moving about the base!!!:-D:-D
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    The rig pictured is a Protac chest rig. The issue...

    The rig pictured is a Protac chest rig. The issue chest rig (which we used overseas from 2003 up to 2007/08) was an IP-DPM( Irish pattern DPM) copy of the British army issue NI Chest rig.There are...
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    Trust me. It is staying. All got to do with the...

    Trust me. It is staying. All got to do with the fact that wool which is inherently Flame resistant.
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    Now look what I have done.:-D Of course the DF...

    Now look what I have done.:-D

    Of course the DF had to find a way to Fcuk up the issuing process.

    I heard today that sizing stencils were supposed to be purchased and issued to units to aid the...
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    1948 pairs of Haix scouts issued to 1 BDE stores...

    1948 pairs of Haix scouts issued to 1 BDE stores by OCES last thursday. Just waiting for the go to issue. C and CS units getting them first. CSS units,HQ and BTC coming after.

    2BDE/DFTC started...
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    Grey/Black Navy Only with SD's for...

    Grey/Black


    Navy


    Only with SD's for those ranks who wear same.


    Normal foul weather suit.
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    Yes. Trials variant was made from normal material...

    Yes. Trials variant was made from normal material to test the cut etc .The issue version is FR throughout. Apparently. (It better be as that was another of the reasons used to justify the move to the...
  22. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    The new shirt is not compatible with body armour...

    The new shirt is not compatible with body armour bar the sleeve pockets.It still retains a traditional shirt collar which is not suited to wear with GSBA and as said it has buttons instead of a zip....
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    The Barrack jacket is being withdrawn because it...

    The Barrack jacket is being withdrawn because it is not flame resistant and cannot be worn below decks. The jumper is being retained because it is made from wool which is and can.
    All this info was...
  24. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    1/ Perhaps because you didn't wear it as much as...

    1/ Perhaps because you didn't wear it as much as someone who wears it everyday???.Trust me. It happened. I used to do the same(smock/t-shirt) when the DPMS first came out.Most of us did. Until we...
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    Just had a look at the documents. No mention of...

    Just had a look at the documents. No mention of the specs for the NSV DPM in the the Navy Uniform lot. I reckon the above clause was invoked to change from the original shirt/trouser specs to the new...
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