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  1. Thread: Pilatus PC-9M

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    Sneaky Training.

    Sneaky Training.
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    New Haix boot tendered for the NS to replace the...

    New Haix boot tendered for the NS to replace the current model.Black. NS not following the land component IRT boot colour.

    AC Flight OPS boot is the Haix "Black eagle" model in Sage Green.Not...
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    Apparently the introduction of the new uniform is...

    Apparently the introduction of the new uniform is delayed until sometime in March due to all the new Grey rank markings being sent back to the manufacturer as they were delivered substandard.
  4. Thread: New Kit

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    New Section Level DMR Rifle. Upgraded NVE ...

    New Section Level DMR Rifle.

    Upgraded NVE

    Disintegrating link ammo conversion for GPMG.

    Further upgrades to the Steyr.

    IMBAS (Body armour/load carriage system)
  5. Thread: Trialled Kit

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    Proper Goretex waterproofs back in 2002/3.:mad:

    Proper Goretex waterproofs back in 2002/3.:mad:
  6. Oh yeah. Your first term of service is NOT...

    Oh yeah. Your first term of service is NOT actually 5 years as some people think. It's 12.

    5 years full time and 7 reserve. Some lad who left and went to try to join up in other Militaries before...
  7. Admin Instruction A9 amended with pictures of...

    Admin Instruction A9 amended with pictures of all, the DF approved Unit flashes/subdued flashes/Lanyards and Rank Markings.

    I had some fun during the week telling the lads who had bought their own...
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    Not the new ones. Funny though. On the tender it...

    Not the new ones. Funny though. On the tender it stated spare laces were supposed to be supplied with. I wonder where that went pear shaped?

    I also wonder would it be worth buying a multipack or...
  9. Then you would be wrong. On both counts. There is...

    Then you would be wrong. On both counts. There is always a shortage of us Grunts.A Battalion NEVER has it's full strength available to the C.O let alone it's establishment. You take out Pers...
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    That's a real A******e post if ever there was...

    That's a real A******e post if ever there was one. You must be real popular with your peers. Under Regulations he should have been issued the boots if he met the requirements.Period.His branch of the...
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    You an RDFRA member? If so what did they do about...

    You an RDFRA member? If so what did they do about this??
    What did your OC do? Your CS? Your CQ?? Did you just accept the BS and walk away or fight your ground. Nothing will come of nothing.
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    Ok,Are AR issued OPS Boots? Yes. Under certain...

    Ok,Are AR issued OPS Boots? Yes. Under certain circumstances.
    So.It stands to reason that if the Haix scouts are what is on issue as OPS boots then you will be allowed to wear them(remember the old...
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    Fixed. My bad. The only people supposed to...

    Fixed. My bad.



    The only people supposed to have them were issued them for overseas missions (but had to retain them on return home pending the rollout to everyone else) .They were not...
  14. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Of course not.That would make sense. 2.5 Cm below...

    Of course not.That would make sense. 2.5 Cm below the highest point of the shoulder seam.

    That might work with the smock or older shirts,but you will need to attach soft velcro first,but there is...
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    Who the FCUK proofs reads these things before...

    Who the FCUK proofs reads these things before they go live on the system :rolleyes:
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    Issues of the Scouts to units started as of...

    Issues of the Scouts to units started as of yesterday. Operational units getting them first.
  17. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Admin Instruction A9 updated. 1/ Boots...

    Admin Instruction A9 updated.

    1/ Boots Operational Brown now authorised for wear "As ordered". (Boots black Operational still authorised for wear (for now)by those who have not been issued an...
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    Our own Air Corps Heli crewmen have those too.

    Our own Air Corps Heli crewmen have those too.
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    Dutch army in the process of rolling these out....

    Dutch army in the process of rolling these out.
    https://www.shephardmedia.com/news/landwarfareintl/dutch-mod-award-new-helmet-contract/

    Kiwis are looking at something similar.
  20. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Indeed.Which looks shit. Honestly I just don't...

    Indeed.Which looks shit. Honestly I just don't get why all our outer Garments(tops) can't have a similar pocket layout. Except for the stupid field dressing pocket on right forearm of the new smock...
  21. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    I think we were both in agreement but didn't...

    I think we were both in agreement but didn't realise it. My argument is exactly that. Give us two Bicep pockets for bulkier items(if not for symmetry) but KEEP a pen pocket also.My suggestion is the...
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    Dunno. There is talk of a new helmet and it...

    Dunno.

    There is talk of a new helmet and it was looked at by the Body armour review board. Probably a seperate tender.
  23. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    No mate.Your'e wrong.

    No mate.Your'e wrong.
  24. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    What happens when you put a pen in a NORMAL...

    What happens when you put a pen in a NORMAL sleeve pocket?? It moves around.That's what. Jamming into you at all the wrong angles and making it harder to get out quickly when you need it.
  25. Thread: Good Kit

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    Nah. If you are going to go private purchase go...

    Nah. If you are going to go private purchase go the whole hog.

    http://www.arktisltd.co.uk/index.php/products/a310/

    Available from them in Irish DPM and forms part of the new Sniper kit.(Us...
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