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  1. Thread: Pilatus PC-12 NG

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    The "new" 280 still needs one too.I hate the...

    The "new" 280 still needs one too.I hate the white and red.Totally un-military.
  2. Thread: Mali.

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    Irish SOF in Mali are part of the UN MINUSMA...

    Irish SOF in Mali are part of the UN MINUSMA mission not EUTM.

    Our training teams are part of EUTM Mali.
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    Correct. The only way to tell Cadets in DPM is by...

    Correct. The only way to tell Cadets in DPM is by their rank markings. 1X Horizontal white stripe for Junior class and 2x Horizontal White stripes for senior class.
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    Sticky: Codswallop. The Military Barracks were picked for...

    Codswallop. The Military Barracks were picked for very good reasons. Hospital morgues were in Danger of being overloaded and there was an urgent requirement for SECURE facilities where deceased...
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    The Ex was canceled due to Covid.Supposed to be...

    The Ex was canceled due to Covid.Supposed to be back in March.
  6. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Bit of a bad choice IMHO. Snipers will often...

    Bit of a bad choice IMHO. Snipers will often carry a full Bergens load of kit and then some when going out on an extended op. By introducing this pack it is compromising their ability to carry...
  7. Jesus. Covid must be killing the DF's supply...

    Jesus. Covid must be killing the DF's supply chain. Another month on and no sign of the flashes or any of the other new kit. Just goes to show how vulnerable we are to disruption in times of...
  8. Thread: Army Ranger Wing

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    If you had ever fired the pistol in competition...

    If you had ever fired the pistol in competition you would know that can't happen.The triggers are checked by Ordnance before the shoot.:)
  9. Thread: Army Ranger Wing

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    ARW use the "green army" pistol when competing in...

    ARW use the "green army" pistol when competing in the DFTC and DF Shooting Competitions. No "Gucci" kit allowed.
  10. Thread: Army Ranger Wing

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    I was told before by a colleague who had served...

    I was told before by a colleague who had served as a Fitter with the unit that the norm was that support staff were awarded the beret after they had two years done with the unit.Obviously that might...
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    See page 23....

    See page 23.
    https://www.dfmagazine.ie/dfmag_pdfs/1990_1999/Vol_54_1994/11_Nov/Vol_54_No_9_Nov_1994.pdf
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    Linky no worky

    Linky no worky
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    MOD: 3x threads on the SAME subject...

    MOD: 3x threads on the SAME subject merged:rolleyes:. Graylion. PLEASE do not create any more threads on this subject. If you wish to post updates on this please post them in this thread. Cheers:)
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    Just to clarify,We already have the CG84 MK3...

    Just to clarify,We already have the CG84 MK3 deployed in small numbers. Mainly overseas since 2007-2008. MK4 would be the logical upgrade.

    Interesting that IMBAS(GSBA/BV) replacement only got a...
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    Bootnecks new Camo Pattern

    HM Royal Marines are branching out and going to Crye Gen4 Multicam Uniforms.
    https://www.joint-forces.com/features/kit-camo/33675-royal-marines-commandos-go-multicam
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    Headress and firepower upgrade....

    Headress and firepower upgrade.
    https://www.pinterest.ie/pin/423127327470654708/
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    Interviews for re-enlistees took place in 1BDE...

    Interviews for re-enlistees took place in 1BDE during the week.
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    WHAT Magazine? It is being allowed to disappear...

    WHAT Magazine? It is being allowed to disappear next month.:mad:
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    Why am I not surprised. Is there any reason for...

    Why am I not surprised. Is there any reason for this??
  20. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    No sign of any of the new items yet. If the DF is...

    No sign of any of the new items yet. If the DF is coming out of lockdown how come stores are not issuing?
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    Nearly July now and still no sign of the regs...

    Nearly July now and still no sign of the regs being updated to allow for their use and the only people I have seen wearing them are people who had them from overseas and usually only when the BSM...
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    Nope.Not Magnums. Actual US made Jungle...

    Nope.Not Magnums. Actual US made Jungle boots.Altama I believe and yes they had the standard steel shank in the sole along with drainage eyelets.
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    The 25B's were the old "Operational Boots"...

    The 25B's were the old "Operational Boots" introduced in 1993/4.(See November 1994 An Cosantoir) These lasted up to 2001 when the Matterhorn Operational boots went on general issue.Replaced in 2004...
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    Wasn't like that when we first got the new...

    Wasn't like that when we first got the new Helis.Military support was their primary focus. Somehow we got dragged back into providing a service that Civi assets should provide and the Military...
  25. Actually if you make the velcro patch a standard...

    Actually if you make the velcro patch a standard size square,ensuring it is larger then the diameter of any issued unit patch, then yeah it would work.Plenty of Militaries do this.Swedes in Liberia...
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