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21st May 2022, 01:03
Replies: 135
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Posted By MAINJAFAD

Its was actually done by Pebble Mill at One,...

Its was actually done by Pebble Mill at One, first shown in very early 1982.. The whole series is on Youtube in one video,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=raEhgfwM3OE
18th May 2022, 11:10
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

From the info dates on the data plates, most...

From the info dates on the data plates, most likely Mk 1's, though they are very likely almost life ex or have had an extension or two.
18th May 2022, 11:04
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Millimetric radio frequencies are not that far...

Millimetric radio frequencies are not that far off those of infra red, so the seeker can basically see an image of the target which it will then compare with a target list of "Radar" images in its...
17th May 2022, 20:12
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

According to the UAF, Brimstone's first example...

According to the UAF, Brimstone's first example of Tank turret throwing on display on the target at the rear of the two struck.

https://twitter.com/UAWeapons/status/1526582495076024321
9th May 2022, 00:55
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Russian ASW Forces would have something to say...

Russian ASW Forces would have something to say about that.

Best Option, nick the launchers off the Iowa class Museum Battleships, refub and truck mount them and give them and some Tomahawks to...
8th May 2022, 18:30
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Germans didn't have ASV radar at the time and the...

Germans didn't have ASV radar at the time and the British didn't have to get past a Major German Naval Surface Fleet base to get to the target. Wasn't a butt load of Enemy surface merchant ships...
7th May 2022, 20:01
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Ukraine have been putting manned aircraft over...

Ukraine have been putting manned aircraft over the place!!! Looks like the Wingman may have been fragged by his leaders bombs!!!!

https://twitter.com/UAWeapons/status/1523027490230444035
6th May 2022, 17:26
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Brimstone has entered the fight in the land...

Brimstone has entered the fight in the land attack role,

https://twitter.com/UAWeapons/status/1522587116747862017
2nd May 2022, 12:26
Replies: 79
Views: 13,353
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Interesting post about Mogwi's jet being repaired...

Interesting post about Mogwi's jet being repaired on Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/jetartaviationltd/posts/5448837338484263?notif_id=1651474397298061&notif_t=comment_mention&ref=notif
2nd May 2022, 08:33
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Black Sea fleet lost another couple of tubs to...

Black Sea fleet lost another couple of tubs to Ukraine (patrol boats killed by TB 2's).

https://twitter.com/RALee85/status/1521024978455572481
1st May 2022, 11:42
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Explosion wasn't as impressive either!!!!

Explosion wasn't as impressive either!!!!
1st May 2022, 02:10
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Another KA-52 taken out by a Stugna-P ATGM ...

Another KA-52 taken out by a Stugna-P ATGM

https://twitter.com/RALee85/status/1520545496451981312
29th Apr 2022, 21:22
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

We should be giving them to Ukraine to do what...

We should be giving them to Ukraine to do what the weapon was originally designed to do. Be used against massed armour in a fire and forget mode.
29th Apr 2022, 21:16
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Pity it would take too long to deploy a Stinger...

Pity it would take too long to deploy a Stinger with a multi coloured smoke trail. I'm just waiting for the Ukrainians to drop a Javelin onto the review dais on 9th May.
29th Apr 2022, 21:08
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Ukraine has gone one better than that. Use...

Ukraine has gone one better than that. Use something totally designed to go fast off road.

https://twitter.com/UAWeapons/status/1519674533917118466
28th Apr 2022, 11:42
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

US Navy have been doing it for years, They also...

US Navy have been doing it for years, They also use Sea Lions.

https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/real-us-navy-%E2%80%98seals%E2%80%99%E2%80%94-sea-lions-dolphins-and-whales-165607
26th Apr 2022, 15:56
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

CRAM systems are all well and good when your...

CRAM systems are all well and good when your dealing with the odd 107 or 81mm mortar fired by some insurgent. not so hot when you are taking on somebody who has some form of ESM and ARM capability,...
26th Apr 2022, 12:24
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

As regards cut price defensive and offensive...

As regards cut price defensive and offensive weapon systems. a few weird and wonderful WWII ideas should be operational now!!

Balloon Barrage. Took out a few V-1's in 1944. With modern electronics...
21st Apr 2022, 23:02
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Stinger and Igla apparently. ...

Stinger and Igla apparently.

https://twitter.com/DefenceU/status/1517216777423536130
20th Apr 2022, 22:13
Replies: 31
Views: 6,502
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Rumour has it he had actually paid attention when...

Rumour has it he had actually paid attention when learning the dingy drills. First heard the story when back seat rides at Valley were offered to the guys at the Radar site at Ty Croes in 92/93. When...
20th Apr 2022, 21:55
Replies: 31
Views: 6,502
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Sounds about right, OR for a replacement for...

Sounds about right, OR for a replacement for Bloodhound Mk 2 was quietly dropped in the same year.
20th Apr 2022, 18:55
Replies: 31
Views: 6,502
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Last time I saw them do that was at Wattisham...

Last time I saw them do that was at Wattisham during an exercise in mid 1991. The aircraft came from the TWU's at Brawdy and Chivenor. Brawdy shut in 1992 and the Flying Training System for Advanced...
20th Apr 2022, 01:07
Replies: 430
Views: 147,773
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Glamorgan was a County class destroyer, not a...

Glamorgan was a County class destroyer, not a Type 42. She was 520 feet long, 6200 tons displacement and had a crew of around 470. Batch 1 Type 42 was around 410 feet long, had a displacement of 4350...
17th Apr 2022, 22:56
Replies: 430
Views: 147,773
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Defo the Moskva unless another Slava class has...

Defo the Moskva unless another Slava class has been lost and nobody knows about it. The one in Ukraine which is not finished does not have the crane in front of the S-300 Launchers.
17th Apr 2022, 22:11
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

It takes years to get a new bit of kit into...

It takes years to get a new bit of kit into service from acceptance trials to initial operational capability at the best of times. As far as we know, there may be Ukrainians who can fly and maintain...
17th Apr 2022, 21:04
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Oh if Ukraine could pull it off they would....

Oh if Ukraine could pull it off they would. However one little thing was seems to have missed out east is the Oskol reservoir dam. Ukrainians blew a hole in it a couple of weeks back and its flooded...
17th Apr 2022, 16:19
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Same problem as getting a Western Aircraft or...

Same problem as getting a Western Aircraft or NATO Mig 29's. Takes months to become more than a target for Russian (or their own) AA systems. They need aircraft that are the exactly the same as what...
15th Apr 2022, 14:37
Replies: 430
Views: 147,773
Posted By MAINJAFAD

She actually did have quite a few lifeboats...

She actually did have quite a few lifeboats fitted around the rear half of the ship, Containers pretty much like those fitted to RN ships of the era.
15th Apr 2022, 00:27
Replies: 430
Views: 147,773
Posted By MAINJAFAD

That's why I said the WWII (Original) one. Three...

That's why I said the WWII (Original) one. Three Type 42's actually sank while in service (or in reserve). Sheffield sank under tow in a storm after she was hit by an Exocet, Coventry capsized within...
14th Apr 2022, 21:04
Replies: 430
Views: 147,773
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Bit off topic Seems to be somewhat of a...

Bit off topic

Seems to be somewhat of a weird warship does an impersonations of Type 42 Destroyer sinking day today. Moskva sinks like the Sheffield, while in the USA, the WWII USS The Sullivans...
14th Apr 2022, 04:13
Replies: 430
Views: 147,773
Posted By MAINJAFAD

If like most normal people you're not into Stamp...

If like most normal people you're not into Stamp collecting, you would not be aware that the Ukrainian Post office issued a new Stamp yesterday and yes the ship on the stamp is the Flagship of the...
13th Apr 2022, 23:16
Replies: 430
Views: 147,773
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Ship badly damaged and abandoned due to ammo...

Ship badly damaged and abandoned due to ammo accident according to Russian MOD. Mr Iceman says........

https://twitter.com/RALee85/status/1514379537903235074
10th Apr 2022, 10:56
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Not just Starstreak that has entered the game,...

Not just Starstreak that has entered the game, The missile being fired in this video is the new Martlet Light Multi-mode Missile. (uses Starstreak launcher control unit but has a different missile...
9th Apr 2022, 10:05
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

This missile has a Cluster Munition warhead which...

This missile has a Cluster Munition warhead which deploys said warheads around 2500 Metres from the target. As soon as it deploys those warheads, the rest of the airframe tumbles and decelerates...
9th Apr 2022, 09:34
Replies: 5,710
Views: 3,046,214
Posted By MAINJAFAD

Makes sense and such systems do exist just north...

Makes sense and such systems do exist just north of Portsmouth (Type 42 and Type 45 systems on a Hill!!!). No requirement for jury rigging if a containerised system already exists,
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