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15th Jun 2021, 18:20
Replies: 10
Views: 2,640
Posted By Always a Sapper

Who's Sub is going to take it out mid Atlantic...

Who's Sub is going to take it out mid Atlantic then (just for giggles and all deniable of course)... USN? UK? Russia? China? or NK (assuming they can get out the harbour without sinking first of...
14th Jun 2021, 22:51
Replies: 49
Views: 9,764
Posted By Always a Sapper

Sorry, experience says one has to challenge that...

Sorry, experience says one has to challenge that one....

One 'fine' late evening in the early 80's saw me on Soltau Trg Area doing a minefield recce with the Sqn OC in a 'borrowed' CVRT... 'He'...
10th Feb 2021, 10:20
Replies: 85
Views: 19,239
Posted By Always a Sapper

Take it one stage further.... The RN already...

Take it one stage further.... The RN already have the RM, so why not merge the Army into the RM as well?

Sitting back, popcorn at the ready... Watch & Shoot, watch & shoot.....
16th Aug 2020, 21:03
Replies: 13
Views: 5,061
Posted By Always a Sapper

Aye, exactly what I was thinking too. It's pretty...

Aye, exactly what I was thinking too. It's pretty good for something that's supposedly been tied up for the last 20 odd years alongside a dock. Now compare that to a western vessel of the same era...
30th Jul 2020, 19:26
Replies: 99
Views: 27,584
Posted By Always a Sapper

Swindon's local Pikie's would have that lot...

Swindon's local Pikie's would have that lot stripped out and away in a weekend!
11th May 2020, 21:53
Replies: 27
Views: 10,868
Posted By Always a Sapper

The missile they hit it with can't be that good...

The missile they hit it with can't be that good when you look at the photo's considering the Konarak is only 50.8 metres in length with a displacement of 660 tons wouldn't you have expected any...
1st Mar 2019, 22:48
Replies: 20
Views: 5,614
Posted By Always a Sapper

I don't think we would notice if that one was...

I don't think we would notice if that one was shut and sold off over the weekend, if anything things 'FM' might even improve!
As for optimum laydown required to support operational capability.......
11th Feb 2019, 21:31
Replies: 27
Views: 8,471
Posted By Always a Sapper

At least it was just a No 1, could have been...

At least it was just a No 1, could have been worse, far worse.

Early 80's at a certain not so secret RE base/engineering school somewhere near Chatham the students were entertained by attending a...
5th Feb 2019, 20:15
Replies: 74
Views: 19,403
Posted By Always a Sapper

Aye, but then I guess the sellers are banking on...

Aye, but then I guess the sellers are banking on the rarity and that he isn't doing any more... In which case not so bad and could if an original be considered cheap, and then there's the frame...
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5th Feb 2019, 20:03
Replies: 74
Views: 19,403
Posted By Always a Sapper

Mmm 5 mins research on flea bay leads one to...

Mmm 5 mins research on flea bay leads one to question if something may or may not be quite kosher....

Key thing would be just how Eric Day signed his work off. Was the signature consistent across...
5th Jan 2019, 15:32
Replies: 13
Views: 2,910
Posted By Always a Sapper

Why not just make the access hole bigger, or are...

Why not just make the access hole bigger, or are we then getting into material stress territory?
10th Nov 2018, 00:04
Replies: 33
Views: 11,374
Posted By Always a Sapper

No, I'd keep the Navy and quadruple and then some...

No, I'd keep the Navy and quadruple and then some the number of Ships etc for the RN. And also increase basing to allow for a world wide presence and.....
1. Merge the RAF into the FAA.
2. Merge...
26th Sep 2018, 19:36
Replies: 23
Views: 5,343
Posted By Always a Sapper

Good, well done that Man. Finally a Minister with...

Good, well done that Man. Finally a Minister with a good dose of common sense and decency plus he's the Defence Minister to boot. Sadly I fear he wont be long in the job once the rest work out he's...
25th Jun 2018, 19:33
Replies: 17
Views: 4,571
Posted By Always a Sapper

Absolutely no way they were given this contract...

Absolutely no way they were given this contract as a misguided attempt to prevent them following Carillion down the drain? A sort of 'under the table' bail out? Nah, they'd never do that.... Would...
24th Jun 2018, 18:47
Replies: 4
Views: 1,406
Posted By Always a Sapper

Veterans Services Offered to the market

A new thread just started in the other place..... You may be interested.

Long story short, another Brain thingy by the MOD, this time they have issued an invitation to negotiate to three...
24th Jun 2018, 18:38
Replies: 17
Views: 4,571
Posted By Always a Sapper

Capita wins Defence Fire & Rescue

Seems that the MOD have gone and had yet another superb brain fart and have awarded Crapita the Contract to run Defence Fire & Rescue.....

Going by their (Crapita, not Defence Fire & Rescue)...
8th Jun 2018, 23:04
Replies: 6
Views: 2,234
Posted By Always a Sapper

If the MOD runs true to recent form there's more...

If the MOD runs true to recent form there's more chance that they will cut the number of Marines so they will fit in the remaining barracks!
7th May 2018, 00:27
Replies: 7
Views: 2,298
Posted By Always a Sapper

85 officers, 164 enlisted and seven civilians.......

85 officers, 164 enlisted and seven civilians.... Not many there to cover the Atlantic!
30th Apr 2018, 18:50
Replies: 15
Views: 3,433
Posted By Always a Sapper

Ahh, but then the hanger doors would be too tall...

Ahh, but then the hanger doors would be too tall for the next type to go through.... such was PSA / DE / DIO logic matey :)
13th Apr 2018, 21:41
Replies: 201
Views: 42,962
Posted By Always a Sapper

The mind boggles.... And to think some one...

The mind boggles....

And to think some one was paid good beer tokens to come up with something the rug-rats in the wives club crèche could knock up while planning a quick tactical assault on the...
10th Feb 2018, 14:00
Replies: 64
Views: 22,988
Posted By Always a Sapper

Sadly as far as the political big picture is...

Sadly as far as the political big picture is concerned it probably doesn't really matter who the OEM of the MANPAD really is/was when you take into account who is carrying out the investigation.
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30th Jan 2018, 19:12
Replies: 41
Views: 13,208
Posted By Always a Sapper

What with Homes England threatening the CPO it...

What with Homes England threatening the CPO it makes you wonder if the Government actually wants to support UK Businesses?

Oxford and the surrounding area already has enough new build rabbit hutch...
12th Dec 2017, 22:38
Replies: 120
Views: 29,416
Posted By Always a Sapper

What happens if you live on the English side of...

What happens if you live on the English side of the border, are employed by a company headquartered in say London but do most of your work in Scotland?

Same goes but other way round?

Going to...
12th Dec 2017, 22:31
Replies: 372
Views: 77,065
Posted By Always a Sapper

Who knows? But if the past is anything to go by,...

Who knows? But if the past is anything to go by, then they may well be dusting off a cottage industry making simple 9mm blow-back smg's, directionally challenged mortars and good old home brew!
12th Dec 2017, 22:18
Replies: 7
Views: 3,028
Posted By Always a Sapper

At least there's a pretty good chance the 1959...

At least there's a pretty good chance the 1959 Wooden Huts are still standing and useable after 58 years, one could not say the same for the SLAM blocks that are going up now!
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