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15th Sep 2021, 18:53
Replies: 26
Views: 5,217
Posted By FODPlod

A bit more meat on the bones: DSEI Ė When is a...

A bit more meat on the bones:
DSEI Ė When is a box Not a box? The need to think differently...
15th Sep 2021, 10:21
Replies: 6,412
Views: 1,864,072
Posted By FODPlod

A double whammy: Royal Navy aircraft...

A double whammy:

Royal Navy aircraft carriers make history on simultaneous F-35B Lightning jet operations...
14th Sep 2021, 17:14
Replies: 26
Views: 5,217
Posted By FODPlod

A more realistic, less sensationalised version of...

A more realistic, less sensationalised version of the conceptual thinking:

https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/news-and-latest-activity/news/2021/september/12/210912-royal-navy-outlines-future-vision
13th Sep 2021, 23:36
Replies: 26
Views: 5,217
Posted By FODPlod

Fash ye not. Despite your fears, I suspect...

Fash ye not.

Despite your fears, I suspect this was one of the more outlandish of several of the group’s flights of fancy and that, irrespective of the good Admiral’s words, the Royal Navy isn’t...
13th Sep 2021, 14:56
Replies: 26
Views: 5,217
Posted By FODPlod

Perish the thought that the Royal Navy should...

Perish the thought that the Royal Navy should task some bright young engineering students to apply a bit of blue sky thinking to the exploitation of sunrise technology to meet our future requirements...
3rd Sep 2021, 11:26
Replies: 854
Views: 143,801
Posted By FODPlod

Some interesting figures. ...

Some interesting figures.
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/1540x1525/92a30c8f_ab40_4c0b_8ff9_e3d9fe115286_f10fdb45fb864e11a14aca5071a7b1e219e2322c.jpeg
More at...
1st Jul 2021, 21:32
Replies: 28
Views: 11,538
Posted By FODPlod

Calling a recipient of the DSC and the AFC a...

Calling a recipient of the DSC and the AFC a "prat" and a "pillock" may boost your self-esteem but says more about you than about Sharkey.

This thread is heading in the same direction as previous...
30th Jun 2021, 17:25
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

Do you all share the same building (and each...

Do you all share the same building (and each other’s user names) or are you distributed around the Rodina and further afield?
30th Jun 2021, 13:45
Replies: 28
Views: 11,538
Posted By FODPlod

Sharkey always succeeds in touching nerves...

Sharkey always succeeds in touching nerves certain people would rather not have. :*
26th Jun 2021, 10:42
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

Why are you conflating two entirely separate...

Why are you conflating two entirely separate ‘incidents’?
a. The falsification of AIS tracks of HNLMS EVERTSEN and HMS DEFENDER from Odessa to Sevastopol on Fri 18/Sat 19 Jun despite the easily...
25th Jun 2021, 19:24
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

Harry Enfield walt, but funnier.

Harry Enfield walt, but funnier.
25th Jun 2021, 18:57
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

I wondered how long it would be. We could have a...

I wondered how long it would be. We could have a good clear-out with all of you coming out of the woodwork.

Now, where’s Sunny Bay again? I must have missed your answer the first time.
25th Jun 2021, 17:58
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

Sock puppets, bots of ill-intent or just plain...

Sock puppets, bots of ill-intent or just plain trolls?

Whichever applies, I make a point of not feeding any of them on Fridays.
25th Jun 2021, 15:09
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

I'm sure I've heard something like this before. ...

I'm sure I've heard something like this before.

Now I remember. It was Neville Chamberlain on Germany's annexation of the Sudetenland in a radio broadcast on 7 September 1938:

I guess the...
24th Jun 2021, 11:42
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

Yes, but the evil Brits are supposed to be Uncle...

Yes, but the evil Brits are supposed to be Uncle Samís proxy, dontcha know, and thatís on top of the FSBís fascination with our cathedrals.
24th Jun 2021, 11:08
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

Iíve met a few Russian naval officers and we got...

Iíve met a few Russian naval officers and we got on fairly well. They have to act like one-armed paper hangers on board their ships owing to the poor skill sets (and over dependence on vodka) of...
24th Jun 2021, 09:13
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

I make a point of not feeding trolls on Thursdays.

I make a point of not feeding trolls on Thursdays.
24th Jun 2021, 08:50
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

The Wiki entry still shows the Russian version of...

The Wiki entry still shows the Russian version of events including three falsehoods.

In fact:
a. The border patrol ship carried out no warning firing

b. Bombs were not dropped along HMS...
24th Jun 2021, 06:29
Replies: 152
Views: 35,315
Posted By FODPlod

See here for chapter and verse on the ‘right of...

See here for chapter and verse on the ‘right of innocent passage’, even through the territorial waters of a Russian-invaded part of the Ukraine:...
17th Jun 2021, 13:10
Replies: 6,412
Views: 1,864,072
Posted By FODPlod

A video containing some interesting stuff...

A video containing some interesting stuff including spectacular shots of our carrier strike group:

As US Withdraws From Afghanistan, CENTCOM Head Says NATO Assistance Essential...
20th May 2021, 14:31
Replies: 6,412
Views: 1,864,072
Posted By FODPlod

Well, I'm pleased, at least: ...

Well, I'm pleased, at least:

https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/news-and-latest-activity/news/2021/may/20/210520-carriers-at-sea-and-strike-warrior
...
8th May 2021, 18:43
Replies: 6,412
Views: 1,864,072
Posted By FODPlod

it’s akin to the difference between a US Cavalry...

it’s akin to the difference between a US Cavalry unit joining elements of the British Army for a scripted training exercise at BATUS and the same unit being assigned to UK OPCOM for operations in...
6th Jan 2021, 14:37
Replies: 19
Views: 6,752
Posted By FODPlod

My own experience of 'OFFSHORE TAPESTRY' included...

My own experience of 'OFFSHORE TAPESTRY' included a NATO exercise c.1985 (probably OCEAN SAFARI) which involved an incident when I was flying from Inverness to Orkney in a Loganair Islander. I was...
22nd Nov 2020, 11:38
Replies: 102
Views: 52,145
Posted By FODPlod

Can any of these aircraft launch (or land)...

Can any of these aircraft launch (or land) carrying a decent payload?
13th Nov 2020, 11:47
Replies: 6,412
Views: 1,864,072
Posted By FODPlod

The imprudent ten-year gap in RN carrier...

The imprudent ten-year gap in RN carrier capability, including the squandering of so much hard-won corporate knowledge, expertise and experience, has a lot to answer for.
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