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26th Apr 2014, 20:16
Replies: 35
Views: 8,272

Be fair to the 2 authors. They make a very good...

Be fair to the 2 authors. They make a very good point that the RAF lacks a SEAD capability. Freeing up some money from the RN budget would allow the UK to address this shortfall.

The more worried...
21st Feb 2011, 14:09
Replies: 102
Views: 19,515

It seems all too clear that whilst the MOD...

It seems all too clear that whilst the MOD remains focussed on Afghanistan, the Government is looking at post-Afghanistan and that means placing UK security and resilience as a priority, over and...
13th Sep 2010, 15:46
Replies: 19
Views: 6,033

Shades of the Elvis Presley Dambusters Clock of...

Shades of the Elvis Presley Dambusters Clock of Tutenkhamun

Long old link though:

Google Image Result for http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/FHL/1JVW/GAA0IK3L/FHL1JVWGAA0IK3L.MEDIUM.jpg...
23rd Jul 2010, 14:30
Replies: 80
Views: 17,371

Don't forget: To look at reducing the number...

Don't forget:

To look at reducing the number of senior officers, the standard MOD policy is to set up a One-Star Steering Group........................:E
15th Sep 2009, 09:22
Replies: 84
Views: 10,414

I hope the "root and branch" review includes...

I hope the "root and branch" review includes training officers of all ranks and from all Services the importance of saying "no". And not just being a "yes man" hiding behind the phrase "can do".
...
4th Jul 2009, 16:13
Replies: 85
Views: 9,292

"Defense" budget? "Help fill the delta"????? ...

"Defense" budget?
"Help fill the delta"?????

I would sack any senior officer who fails to use the English language proper-like :E
6th Jun 2009, 18:13
Replies: 25
Views: 3,981

Good stuff

Earlier in the day, President Obama made references to the Royal Air Corps......................
25th May 2009, 08:22
Replies: 29
Views: 4,723

WTF

"details of criminal convictions, investigations, precise details of debt, medical conditions, drug abuse, use of prostitutes, extra-marital affairs including the names of third parties".

And...
8th Jan 2009, 10:15
Replies: 50
Views: 23,077

the Whitehall operators are excellent I...

the Whitehall operators are excellent

I still like to think they are a collection of elderly ladies knitting away between calls, sitting in front of a row of cables and plugs

"Whitehall 1212"...
2nd Jan 2009, 06:44
Replies: 50
Views: 6,444

Who cares what aircraft as long as Scampton Colt...

Who cares what aircraft as long as Scampton Colt and Chiv are reopened?
22nd Dec 2008, 06:41
Replies: 116
Views: 23,703

The RAF Regiment has done a fantastic job in the...

The RAF Regiment has done a fantastic job in the past few years and have probably got their smug captions fully on. Everything they have bleated on about for years wrt force protection has become...
13th Dec 2008, 17:46
Replies: 359
Views: 47,439

Ah the old "Typhoon is obsolete" routine. Nice...

Ah the old "Typhoon is obsolete" routine. Nice one. And totally false.

Nuff said.

So, the Typhoons are late, so will the carriers :E
9th Dec 2008, 06:08
Replies: 359
Views: 47,439

Not strictly relevant but: Our armies are...

Not strictly relevant but:

Our armies are marching out of step | Allan Mallinson - Times Online (http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/comment/columnists/guest_contributors/article5309895.ece)
7th Dec 2008, 16:43
Replies: 359
Views: 47,439

Shame on the RN for leaking this to the press....

Shame on the RN for leaking this to the press. Again. :E

Stirrup, Torpey and especially Peach have done more than enough to prove their joint credentials. There are those in the RAF who think they...
7th Dec 2008, 13:42
Replies: 359
Views: 47,439

The first paragraph of the article gives this...

The first paragraph of the article gives this away as yet another brilliant RN PR campaign not too dissimilar to the old "leave the docs on the towpath for the Mail to find" routine.
There isnt any...
4th Dec 2008, 07:35
Replies: 32
Views: 8,128

Not just about a "useless" airfield though is it?...

Not just about a "useless" airfield though is it? Cant keep closing down airfields and moving people and kit into "superbases" when there is insufficient infrastructure to support.

Scampton...
25th Nov 2008, 05:53
Replies: 49
Views: 9,829

Makes perfect sense to rotate aircrew and...

Makes perfect sense to rotate aircrew and airframes through an operational theatre and I don't believe there is a loss in capabilities, rather a slight change in capabilities: what you loss in one...
9th Nov 2008, 09:26
Replies: 26
Views: 4,770

Oh It was an interview................shame ...

Oh

It was an interview................shame

:E
28th Oct 2008, 12:46
Replies: 108
Views: 10,609

Alternatively, the presence of those ships was a...

Alternatively, the presence of those ships was a direct threat to the RN and a threat to the continuation of the war against Nazi Germany, so we sank them.

Good decision, recognised as such.
28th Oct 2008, 12:44
Replies: 108
Views: 10,609

"Why don't you bugger off to a nursery to suck a...

"Why don't you bugger off to a nursery to suck a tit, rather than hang around on a war forum? War is hell. Dad didn't jack in his day trade as a travelling salesman to incinerate German babies. He...
7th Oct 2008, 13:53
Replies: 10
Views: 2,757

Falcon belonged to a European aid agency

Falcon belonged to a European aid agency
4th Oct 2008, 15:26
Replies: 839
Views: 174,953

Of course, the problem with this thread that too...

Of course, the problem with this thread that too many clever, motivated people are arguing with other, using valid cases backed up by a wealth of evidence.

All forgetting that if the decision is...
1st Oct 2008, 14:39
Replies: 33
Views: 5,467

Exactly official secrecy SHOULD protect...

Exactly

official secrecy SHOULD protect either the aircraft's vulnerability to ground attack, or the capabilities of ground to air weapons available to the insurgents.
18th Sep 2008, 16:33
Replies: 57
Views: 10,502

Cancelling the aircraft carriers would free up...

Cancelling the aircraft carriers would free up money........do we really need them? And even if so, can we afford them?

:E
27th Jul 2008, 13:37
Replies: 41
Views: 3,975

Apart from the fact that this is the most...

Apart from the fact that this is the most hard-left government that this country has ever had.
The biggest trick New Labour played and won, was to hide hard left policies behind a centralist veneer,...
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