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  1. There isn’t a snowballs chance in hell that the...

    There isn’t a snowballs chance in hell that the DOD would ever even consider such a program, the AC was taken out of the SAR role years ago and isn’t going back, not too mention other nations are...
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    Poll: Not an account, but a handy work around in...

    Not an account, but a handy work around in firefox:
  3. There is that issue as well, I mean how long was...

    There is that issue as well, I mean how long was it before the lost PC9 was replaced?
  4. Fair point, but that speaks more of the unique...

    Fair point, but that speaks more of the unique aspect of the Falklands more than anything else.
  5. The Batch 2s aren't even meant for home water...

    The Batch 2s aren't even meant for home water duties like SAR though, they've all been "forward" deployed.
  6. The two CASA's coming are likely to be high...

    The two CASA's coming are likely to be high demand post Brexit given even if we get a deal we're likely to see increase in foreign boats in our waters (not even including any long term suggestion of...
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    And that from memory is to include Unmanned...

    And that from memory is to include Unmanned hulls, and I guess the proposed new "small" Marine hulls. At the rate they are going I half expect the Cruisers will never be replaced, the new DDG design...
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    It's a fantasy that will never happen.

    It's a fantasy that will never happen.
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    Yes and no, unless the pricetag of the new...

    Yes and no, unless the pricetag of the new Carriers drops it's unlikely they are going to be able to sustain a 1 for 1 replacement for the Nimitz class, meanwhile China already has overtaken them on...
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    Sticky: Wonder will there be any leaks about the tender...

    Wonder will there be any leaks about the tender before hand?
  11. Thread: LE Niamh

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    She was there when the fire broke out, she hasn't...

    She was there when the fire broke out, she hasn't moved from the site since.
  12. Thread: LE Niamh

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    She would be the next up for it...

    She would be the next up for it...
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    Is that a cut pipe in the first photo?

    Is that a cut pipe in the first photo?
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    If it was adjacent to where “cutting work” was...

    If it was adjacent to where “cutting work” was being done, perhaps an inadequate fire watch?
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    Yeah reading some of the comments are just beyond...

    Yeah reading some of the comments are just beyond tinfoil...
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    Didn't they try selling the 295 as a firefighter...

    Didn't they try selling the 295 as a firefighter variant? Did that ever go anywhere?...
  17. It's a hell of an achievement without question...

    It's a hell of an achievement without question but there are plenty of weak links as well imo. The Merlin based AWACs is a limitation even if it's a step up from the Sea King, and further impacted by...
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    I see reports that the UK is going to cut its...

    I see reports that the UK is going to cut its AWACs order from 5 to 3 airframes:
    https://twitter.com/LOS_Fisher/status/1308319323312852993
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    How many times does RTE rock up to interview the...

    How many times does RTE rock up to interview the Air Corps?
  20. That's hasn't stopped the heightened tensions...

    That's hasn't stopped the heightened tensions before, there's been more than a few times since Cyprus that there's nearly been exchanges.
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    Given that the plan was for the Port of Cork area...

    Given that the plan was for the Port of Cork area to be converted into a high rise and commercial development, I'd assume the secure berthing area would be gone anyway by the time the Cork Luas ever...
  22. In the same neck of the woods, Italy has just...

    In the same neck of the woods, Italy has just announced increases in spending:
    https://twitter.com/Marflo66036248/status/1305455622251589632
  23. So we've got or will have 10 pilots training in...

    So we've got or will have 10 pilots training in both the US and Australia, do we know how long the ones in the US will be there for given the Australian ones are there for a couple of years? What...
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    Would that be a huge loss to anyone?

    Would that be a huge loss to anyone?
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    Think the Boxer has just started promoting a...

    Think the Boxer has just started promoting a bridging unit, don't know about the Piranha's though.
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