Search:

Type: Posts; User: X-RayOne

Page 1 of 58 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.09 seconds.

  1. Replies
    975
    Views
    332,352

    So it was a real life hover tank...

    So it was a real life hover tank then...:-D:tongue:
  2. Replies
    252
    Views
    27,586

    Poll: All of which could be achieved from Dublin with...

    All of which could be achieved from Dublin with negligible extra flight time (minutes). A similar secure military site for a rotary detachment, like IRCG heli base, and make use of existing ATC, fire...
  3. Replies
    70
    Views
    22,324

    A tan coloured carrier worn by some of the troops...

    A tan coloured carrier worn by some of the troops present also!

    Nice soft shell looking jacket worn by one of the snipers. At the risk of getting into "blood diamond pants" territory private...
  4. Replies
    252
    Views
    27,586

    Poll: Move it all to Shannon.......sell off Baldonnel....

    Move it all to Shannon.......sell off Baldonnel. Ensure the Don goes for full market value with proceeds ring fenced for new airbase, other defence infrastructure and equipment projects and...
  5. Replies
    70
    Views
    22,324

    Check out recent DF Flickr pages then Apod. ...

    Check out recent DF Flickr pages then Apod.

    Lots of interesting pieces of kit on the YO course photos (admittedly probably not all issued) including at least two types of plate carrier.
  6. Replies
    357
    Views
    108,010

    I'm not ruling out towed artillery, however, I am...

    I'm not ruling out towed artillery, however, I am saying we need to modernise the corps ability and efficiency in combined arms manoeuvring. Perhaps a sub unit of artillery should be mechanised...
  7. Replies
    357
    Views
    108,010

    You're not going to let go of towing artillary,...

    You're not going to let go of towing artillary, are you??:-D:-D

    Maybe we should multi-task the horsey school to help out!!
  8. Replies
    357
    Views
    108,010

    Dev, This is my main reason for the suggestion...

    Dev,

    This is my main reason for the suggestion that SPG is required. Every overseas mission with the exception of UNIFIL and East Timor recently has involved significant amounts of armoured...
  9. Replies
    357
    Views
    108,010

    I've mentioned this many times before, arty need...

    I've mentioned this many times before, arty need some form of self propelled gun to keep up with rest of combat and combat support arms if we are to ever have a truly integrated light infantry /...
  10. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,456

    Fair point, but it is a cost neutral, no need for...

    Fair point, but it is a cost neutral, no need for extra taxes on the taxpayer way to increase defence spending, carefully advertised to show the investment in equipment and expenses will directly...
  11. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,456

    That's where we should be funding all overseas...

    That's where we should be funding all overseas missions from in fairness. Leave the Defence budget to purely fund home requirements, infrastructure, etc.
    Use overseas aid to cover mission specific...
  12. Replies
    203
    Views
    79,968

    So begs the obvious question how do they compare...

    So begs the obvious question how do they compare to the Piranha 111 (including our upgrade programme)??
  13. Replies
    88
    Views
    5,715

    :-D:)

    :-D:)
  14. Replies
    133
    Views
    67,240

    Two questions for those that might know: 1. Do...

    Two questions for those that might know:
    1. Do personnel attached to ARW (non SOFQ courses qualified) wear unit beret or standard corps beret, e.g. logs pers, medics, etc. Are there permanent...
  15. Replies
    88
    Views
    5,715

    :biggrin::) How does one get on this fabled...

    :biggrin::)

    How does one get on this fabled coffee machine course? Is there a badge at the end????
  16. Replies
    57
    Views
    13,103

    How long were the Israeli style parka's issued...

    How long were the Israeli style parka's issued for UNIFIL?
    Handy and coveted for winter trips but totally impractical for anything but standing in the cold.
  17. Replies
    341
    Views
    156,590

    We all have our afflictions:-D:biggrin:

    We all have our afflictions:-D:biggrin:
  18. Replies
    70
    Views
    22,324

    Where's our selection process at??

    Where's our selection process at??
  19. Thread: Soldier 2017

    by X-RayOne
    Replies
    558
    Views
    181,586

    Cheers Apod, That explains what I was...

    Cheers Apod,

    That explains what I was wondering (from various photos of troops in UBACS and shirts on the ground) much better than I actually asked it.
  20. Thread: Soldier 2017

    by X-RayOne
    Replies
    558
    Views
    181,586

    As a diversion from the ongoing zombie...

    As a diversion from the ongoing zombie apocolypse........

    Whatever happened to the trailed tactical (Crye style ) trousers? Any results or decisions on issuing to troops?

    Also, under current...
  21. Replies
    24
    Views
    7,785

    Option 1 or 2 for the Vikings new combat uniforms...

    Option 1 or 2 for the Vikings new combat uniforms if I had a say in anything;)
  22. Replies
    7,321
    Views
    2,363,562

    Problem is for the people who are good enough the...

    Problem is for the people who are good enough the Reserve is not fit for purpose as it stands.

    Compared to any other first world reserve component it still bears comparisons to Dads Army:mad:
  23. Replies
    7,321
    Views
    2,363,562

    Unfortunately, the Generals' comments seem to be...

    Unfortunately, the Generals' comments seem to be fair and balanced. He was a pains to highlight the reservists commitment and efforts to complete tasks and dedication to their roles. And positively...
  24. Replies
    90
    Views
    20,903

    In fairness, the cadets, families or training...

    In fairness, the cadets, families or training cadre probably wouldn't be bothered if there was no Gov Rep at it.
    One less bit of faffing needed to please a Minister who wouldn't know what extra was...
  25. Thread: New Generals?

    by X-RayOne
    Replies
    526
    Views
    224,909

    Impressive CV from the new ACOS

    Impressive CV from the new ACOS
Results 1 to 25 of 1431
Page 1 of 58 1 2 3 4