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  1. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Noticed that too.Modified shirt. She would have...

    Noticed that too.Modified shirt.
    She would have just been better off to just wadi the pockets altogether.Or better still get issued one of the 2018 shirts with no,ahem,"breast" pockets.
    Personally...
  2. Thread: Soldier 2017

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    Anyone notice the new shirts being worn in a few...

    Anyone notice the new shirts being worn in a few of the recent DF official photos.Mainly by RDF.
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    There isn't any. As long as they are brown and...

    There isn't any. As long as they are brown and issued they can wear them AFAIK.

    I wonder also if the Drop shorts will be issued both the normal Scouts for day to day use AND the new Safe toes that...
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    Yeah.I saw that too.There were Hi-Res photos from...

    Yeah.I saw that too.There were Hi-Res photos from the EX on IKON. The P.A's were wearing (mostly) the Desert version of the Scouts. Which is odd as I thought they had stopped buying Desert Boots as...
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    Are things really that bad with the clothing...

    Are things really that bad with the clothing budget??How did it get to that point? Even back in the day we were issued two pairs of boots.Even if they were crap.
    If the intention was to save the DF...
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    No. Nikwax Nubuck and suede proof is the new...

    No. Nikwax Nubuck and suede proof is the new Kiwi.
    If you look at the pictures from the latest medal parade in UNDOF you can spot the lads who have wrecked their Scouts by using wax/dubbin!
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    Yup.Brown is what they ordered.Both colours were...

    Yup.Brown is what they ordered.Both colours were trialled but they went with Brown.
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    I would say if you looked for either at the...

    I would say if you looked for either at the moment they would fire them at you as I believe they are clearing the shelves for the new boots.Having said that the tender competition is due to close on...
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    Shouldn't be an issue going forward.The Bks boot...

    Shouldn't be an issue going forward.The Bks boot is gone.As is the current OP boot. So if and RDF member needs boots it will be an issue of Haix Scouts.
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    Both the PDF and RDF are understrength and...

    Both the PDF and RDF are understrength and recruiting can't change that as it stands. 18500 is enough to kit out all who need them as it stands and unless you are suggesting we stop issuing footwear...
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    Another review. ...

    Another review.

    https://www.possibleadventures.com/scout-complete-review
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    Where are you getting that from? 18,500 is enough...

    Where are you getting that from? 18,500 is enough to kit out everyone in the audience by the current combined strength of the Army and AR and have plenty left over.The Artillery are getting a...
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    Only English speaking review of the soon to be...

    Only English speaking review of the soon to be issued Haix I have found.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBgd8RWNNY4
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    They were trialled recently in the DFTC. The...

    They were trialled recently in the DFTC. The criteria for awarding marks for the trials was on the IKON. Dunno who did the trials. Logic would have dictated that the NCOTW Standard cse and YO's cse...
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    General staff briefed yesterday on the preferred...

    General staff briefed yesterday on the preferred option for IMBAS AFAIK.
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    Any new info coming out of the Brief/roadshow...

    Any new info coming out of the Brief/roadshow yesterday?
  17. Thread: Unifil(3)

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    Honestly I can't see how anybody could answer...

    Honestly I can't see how anybody could answer that question Flamingo without breaking OPSEC as the answer would disclose SOP's.Sorry.
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    Boonie Hat,Elmer Fudd and the waterproof gloves...

    Boonie Hat,Elmer Fudd and the waterproof gloves were all supposed to be produced in NSV-DPM.
    What happened? The bean counters get in the way?
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    Any Pictures of the smock etc?

    Any Pictures of the smock etc?
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    To the best of my knowledge their is going to be...

    To the best of my knowledge their is going to be full range of kit in NSV-DPM.
    Shirt,trousers,Elmer Fudd hat,Boonie hat,Smock,Waterproofs etc.
    Interestingly the Fleece jacket is being wadied as it...
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    Makes sense when you consider the AUV's are Land...

    Makes sense when you consider the AUV's are Land Cruisers also.
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    The Company that was approached to Manufacture...

    The Company that was approached to Manufacture the trials Kit is based in N.I but their manufacturing plant is based elsewhere AFAIK.
    And no.It's not Cooneen.

    Funny that the NS would go to them...
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    Thank you for your contribution Chuck.Most...

    Thank you for your contribution Chuck.Most helpful.I will take it on board.
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    Thank you.Finally you are seeing my point.The...

    Thank you.Finally you are seeing my point.The issue is not the uniform.I think we all agree it needs updating and I am 100% behind that.
    The issue is the money that is going to be spent on something...
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    Yup. That's going to be a morale booster for the...

    Yup. That's going to be a morale booster for the lads." Lads we cant afford to pay you a decent wage or provide you with proper accomodation but here's a more expensive uniform,that'll cheer you...
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