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18th Mar 2022, 19:59
Replies: 115
Views: 32,107
Posted By Easy Street

Off topic, but to address the comments about the...

Off topic, but to address the comments about the new HR model, station PSFs have effectively been replaced by a handful of regional HR centres. Interaction is through web apps or email, and telephone...
2nd Mar 2022, 00:08
Replies: 5,757
Views: 2,935,525
Posted By Easy Street

I have read elsewhere that unseasonably warm...

I have read elsewhere that unseasonably warm temperatures (above zero :)) mean that the ground is unexpectedly boggy and thus most vehicles are confined to roads. The Ukrainians seem to have done a...
1st Mar 2022, 22:52
Replies: 5,757
Views: 2,935,525
Posted By Easy Street

There's no doubt about that. Even if Russia...

There's no doubt about that. Even if Russia seizes control of Ukraine tomorrow without another shot being fired, there is no way the international community will back down from the sanctions now in...
1st Mar 2022, 21:06
Replies: 5,757
Views: 2,935,525
Posted By Easy Street

I'm late reading this, but came here to agree...

I'm late reading this, but came here to agree with the comment earlier from deadpan about it seeming to be an incomplete analysis. It isn't just the possible effect of MANPADS which Bronk omits: it's...
12th Feb 2022, 00:10
Replies: 3
Views: 2,205
Posted By Easy Street

It's a prisoner's dilemma, isn't it? Any player...

It's a prisoner's dilemma, isn't it? Any player in the Whitehall funding game naive honest enough to tell the truth about the cost of their wish-list (or, alternatively, the limits of the capability...
9th Feb 2022, 09:41
Replies: 145
Views: 41,703
Posted By Easy Street

The sound from the first leaked video (taken with...

The sound from the first leaked video (taken with a smartphone from the fantail) disproves that idea. Engine noise normal throughout and clearly spooling up during the final couple of seconds.
28th Jan 2022, 07:39
Replies: 145
Views: 41,703
Posted By Easy Street

That smoke and debris appears much too early (and...

That smoke and debris appears much too early (and at the wrong end of the boat) to be associated with a wire break and flop over the side. Assuming that is a video of the approach in question, which...
17th Dec 2021, 19:14
Replies: 10
Views: 2,973
Posted By Easy Street

Timelord, I don't believe the Ben Macdui...

Timelord,

I don't believe the Ben Macdui case makes any reference to the concept of 'theoretical base of solid radar cover'. It hinged entirely on the minimum terrain safe levels and the division...
14th Dec 2021, 00:31
Replies: 292
Views: 58,860
Posted By Easy Street

I find it noteworthy that SofS has taken interest...

I find it noteworthy that SofS has taken interest in this publication. Together with things like the widespread adoption of Stonewall guidance on transgender matters across the public sector, and...
13th Dec 2021, 11:42
Replies: 292
Views: 58,860
Posted By Easy Street

The writer of the Pinstriped Line blog, aka Sir...

The writer of the Pinstriped Line blog, aka Sir Humphrey (I was carrying on the 'his' from the text by Vortex Hoop, quoted at the top of my post). Twitter handle is @pinstripedline if you are looking...
13th Dec 2021, 09:31
Replies: 292
Views: 58,860
Posted By Easy Street

He got into a very testy Twitter exchange with...

He got into a very testy Twitter exchange with Greg Bagwell this weekend just gone over his latest adulatory blog on CSG21, in which pretty much his only mention of the RAF contribution was a cheap...
7th Dec 2021, 21:57
Replies: 863
Views: 301,770
Posted By Easy Street

On the whole, a welcome change of tone from his...

On the whole, a welcome change of tone from his predecessor, but (at least as far as the RAF is concerned) an eyebrow was raised progressively higher as I read CDS's third priority:

Doesn't look...
4th Dec 2021, 14:56
Replies: 92
Views: 23,593
Posted By Easy Street

It's not jargon; as I said I'm not a woke-ist and...

It's not jargon; as I said I'm not a woke-ist and have no time for the tortured language so common in these matters. I was simply using the word 'implicit' in its common dictionary-defined form:...
4th Dec 2021, 10:10
Replies: 92
Views: 23,593
Posted By Easy Street

There are some confused people with some strange...

There are some confused people with some strange ideas about logical argument here. Totally missing someone's point, and then misattributing someome else's words in an attempt to discredit them?...
3rd Dec 2021, 21:34
Replies: 92
Views: 23,593
Posted By Easy Street

Indeed so, which is why I take care when...

Indeed so, which is why I take care when expressing my thoughts!
3rd Dec 2021, 20:37
Replies: 92
Views: 23,593
Posted By Easy Street

If I was to say that rape cases in the general...

If I was to say that rape cases in the general population would reduce if certain restrictions were placed upon womens' freedom, for instance being confined to the home or being escorted everywhere...
3rd Dec 2021, 15:36
Replies: 92
Views: 23,593
Posted By Easy Street

It is true that if there were no women in the...

It is true that if there were no women in the military, no servicewomen would be raped, and there might still be some cases of male rape. However it's such a trivial point that I fear you are rather...
2nd Dec 2021, 15:42
Replies: 92
Views: 23,593
Posted By Easy Street

Langleybaston - I'm neither snowflake nor...

Langleybaston - I'm neither snowflake nor woke-ist, but find your thought to be an exceptionally objectionable one that would have been better kept to yourself. (1602hrs GMT, 2 Dec - I'll refrain...
2nd Dec 2021, 13:52
Replies: 3
Views: 1,515
Posted By Easy Street

To be fair to the 90/10 advocates, it is...

To be fair to the 90/10 advocates, it is recognised that current synthetic environments are not suitable and that much greater 'richness' will need to be provided through use of AI or networked real...
30th Nov 2021, 16:18
Replies: 292
Views: 58,860
Posted By Easy Street

Still serving here. Someone will be along to...

Still serving here. Someone will be along to dismiss your experience as anecdote, so I thought I'd just say that that's been exactly my experience as well. I've been fortunate enough to have a high...
28th Nov 2021, 19:31
Replies: 292
Views: 58,860
Posted By Easy Street

Personally I don't see why they couldn't have...

Personally I don't see why they couldn't have reversed the early-2000s abolition of the ACW/LACW/SACW ranks (which was considered an 'empowering' move at the time, but by the standards of today looks...
27th Nov 2021, 11:42
Replies: 52
Views: 11,584
Posted By Easy Street

MOD SROs are in an invidious position, as the...

MOD SROs are in an invidious position, as the people they're accountable to aren't generally those responsible for their career progression. Trading away capability or schedule to meet cost goals or...
26th Nov 2021, 19:29
Replies: 403
Views: 181,099
Posted By Easy Street

Yes, obviously something structural happened,...

Yes, obviously something structural happened, specific to an event which happens on every sortie, which resulted in absolutely no pause in F35 ops anywhere 🙄
25th Nov 2021, 18:17
Replies: 403
Views: 181,099
Posted By Easy Street

It's massively complicated by the fact that not...

It's massively complicated by the fact that not all of the F35 intake duct is visible from outside. And I'm led to believe that F35 has some covers which are not visible from outside even when...
23rd Nov 2021, 22:25
Replies: 403
Views: 181,099
Posted By Easy Street

I wonder where they might have sourced that story...

I wonder where they might have sourced that story from? Goat + Prune = 2 independent sources, right? :rolleyes:
22nd Nov 2021, 17:07
Replies: 403
Views: 181,099
Posted By Easy Street

The Airport movies are evidently too obscure for...

The Airport movies are evidently too obscure for contemporary meme-makers...

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19th Nov 2021, 21:27
Replies: 385
Views: 88,930
Posted By Easy Street

Harrier was different in that there were three FJ...

Harrier was different in that there were three FJ fleets; reducing to two was unavoidable at that point. No way on this earth would withdrawal of Typhoon from the ME put either it (and our air...
19th Nov 2021, 15:13
Replies: 385
Views: 88,930
Posted By Easy Street

Here's an idea that needs no new money: bring the...

Here's an idea that needs no new money: bring the Typhoons home from the Middle East (and arguably the Falklands too if the GBAD modernisation is all done) and use a small fraction of the flying...
17th Nov 2021, 22:52
Replies: 403
Views: 181,099
Posted By Easy Street

Unless the time of the occurrence has been...

Unless the time of the occurrence has been released, then knowing it was near the ship doesn't really help.

Moreover the ejection will have automatically activated the pilot's personal locator...
3rd Nov 2021, 17:18
Replies: 52
Views: 11,584
Posted By Easy Street

NaB is on the money. Literally: the fundamental...

NaB is on the money. Literally: the fundamental problem is the mismatch between aspiration and resource. When the effects of international and industrial strategies (or political interference, if you...
19th Sep 2021, 22:27
Replies: 13
Views: 4,934
Posted By Easy Street

The brochure lists "crowd control" as a selling...

The brochure lists "crowd control" as a selling point of the Sig Sauer 9mm pistol. Pitched to one of the target audiences, I suppose, but still jarring to see in a UK Government publication!
19th Sep 2021, 21:13
Replies: 6
Views: 3,703
Posted By Easy Street

Ejected aircrew are ideally transported to...

Ejected aircrew are ideally transported to hospital on a spinal board with neck immobilised, as a precautionary measure against fractures which might cause spinal cord damage if dislodged during...
19th Sep 2021, 09:18
Replies: 892
Views: 172,918
Posted By Easy Street

I must say I'm finding France's accusations of...

I must say I'm finding France's accusations of perfidy highly amusing given its withdrawal from the European Fighter Aircraft programme to launch the remarkably similar Rafale, allowing it to trouser...
16th Sep 2021, 09:26
Replies: 254
Views: 115,187
Posted By Easy Street

If you give up on stealth then longer ranged...

If you give up on stealth then longer ranged missiles will only help if opposing stealth fighters can be detected at commensurately longer ranges. And the distance-squared-squared equation for...
15th Sep 2021, 06:11
Replies: 22
Views: 6,916
Posted By Easy Street

That's the same stick position as the spin...

That's the same stick position as the spin recovery in a Tornado, and the aerodynamic logic in that case was to improve airflow over the fin when descending at very high AoA to try to stop the...
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