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6th Aug 2020, 20:44
Replies: 135
Views: 24,392
Posted By SLXOwft

MG, "my bad" teaches me to check for a confirming...

MG, "my bad" teaches me to check for a confirming source. Made the assumption on the naive basis this was correct as it was after the contract was signed.:O Anyone out there who can tell us why it...
6th Aug 2020, 17:11
Replies: 135
Views: 24,392
Posted By SLXOwft

I am irritated that due the usual parsimony and...

I am irritated that due the usual parsimony and short sightedness HMG is not protecting my frequent overhead visitors (and my power supply (n.b. this last is an attempt at humour)). Oddly though I...
28th Jul 2020, 18:24
Replies: 25
Views: 4,430
Posted By SLXOwft

Strikes me also as a Stanley Baldwin style...

Strikes me also as a Stanley Baldwin style conviction that the bomber will always get through.

FB, did he actually say 90% unmanned? The quote I have seen is:



A major reversal say 40/60 or...
27th Jul 2020, 18:51
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

After the US Navy’s Bonhomme Richard catastrophe, a far-reaching crackdown on fire sa

Looks like Adm. Gilday is getting Administration backup in his determination to get the USN's house in order.



In a letter to shipbuilders and contractors on Friday, James Geurts, Assistant...
27th Jul 2020, 13:20
Replies: 508
Views: 78,445
Posted By SLXOwft

While driving between Congleton and Macclesfield...

While driving between Congleton and Macclesfield c. 221700ZJUL2020 I saw a single RAFAT Hawk on a reciprocal heading out of my passenger window - low enough to make out the union flag design. He/she...
21st Jul 2020, 19:39
Replies: 27
Views: 4,240
Posted By SLXOwft

I pretty sure I saw Phantom F.3 used officially...

I pretty sure I saw Phantom F.3 used officially but it was ignored in practice because F-4J(UK) was already in wide use. With the US and UK Rivet Joint aircraft being so intertwined I suspect what...
17th Jul 2020, 16:40
Replies: 7
Views: 2,814
Posted By SLXOwft

What's new? I thought senior officers have...

What's new? I thought senior officers have always been circumscribed in what they can say

A speech by the 1SL caused a debate in parliament in 1951 in which a well known former First Lord of the...
17th Jul 2020, 16:00
Replies: 13
Views: 3,494
Posted By SLXOwft

pba_t - I'm assuming you are still serving so...

pba_t - I'm assuming you are still serving so have much better insight.

From publicly available information I assumed that there is no intention to replace Puma - as its extended OSD was...
17th Jul 2020, 11:09
Replies: 5,957
Views: 1,630,332
Posted By SLXOwft

Apologies for the lack of aviation content in the...

Apologies for the lack of aviation content in the following lengthy response. :O

Kiwi, there has been "media speculation" which ASC Shipbuilding / BAE Systems Australia have denied. Some of the...
16th Jul 2020, 19:31
Replies: 13
Views: 3,494
Posted By SLXOwft

N_a_B in exploring my concerns about Merlin HM2...

N_a_B in exploring my concerns about Merlin HM2 and HC4/4A I struggled to see a fit with FVL (which I understand is still US Army/USMC with USN/USAF only a possibility?) for the HC4s which sit,...
16th Jul 2020, 15:53
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

Back to the thread. I wonder if the Presidential...

Back to the thread. I wonder if the Presidential election will have an influence? Could the current POTUS feel a commitment to rebuild or name LHA-9 BHR bringing forward it's construction with a...
16th Jul 2020, 15:37
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

I crave the Mods indulgence for a clarification...

I crave the Mods indulgence for a clarification and apology.

Chugalug2, please accept my apologies, I was aiming a nudge at Georg1na. I felt your loss gives you a right to be aggrieved. However,...
16th Jul 2020, 13:58
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

Apologies for another thread drift post. Unlike...

Apologies for another thread drift post. Unlike Chugalug2's father, mine survived to wear the Pacific Clasp on his Burma Star and I hence feel able to play the ball not the man. Also as far I...
15th Jul 2020, 16:30
Replies: 5,957
Views: 1,630,332
Posted By SLXOwft

Not_a _Boffin - I bow to your superior knowledge,...

Not_a _Boffin - I bow to your superior knowledge, thought processes and ability to express them.

I think loss of skills was the point I was trying to make. Also I meant that industry should be...
15th Jul 2020, 15:22
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

I'm sure he didn't believe they were...

I'm sure he didn't believe they were WAFU.:suspect: Far better to let the professionals do it for real.

Looking at the tour clip, I was struck by the large open areas, there seemed to be long...
15th Jul 2020, 12:01
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

Nutty, the previous ship LHD-5 USS Bataan was...

Nutty, the previous ship LHD-5 USS Bataan was definitely modular construction, don't know it LHD-6 was constructed the same way.
15th Jul 2020, 09:56
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

Imagegear, I was thinking of a possibility along...

Imagegear, I was thinking of a possibility along those lines but probably just negligence. Not a military story but a paper factory, which was a client of my father's, was burnt to the ground by a...
14th Jul 2020, 18:24
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

POI Melting point of Carbon Steel is around...

POI Melting point of Carbon Steel is around 2500-2800º F or 1371-1540º C I didn't pick up what unit the 1000º was big difference F or C.
14th Jul 2020, 17:59
Replies: 5,957
Views: 1,630,332
Posted By SLXOwft

Which is why according to the old formula you...

Which is why according to the old formula you need three ships to have one in peace time - 1 Operational, 1 in Refit ,1 Working up.in an emergency the work up can be curtailed to provide two - not...
14th Jul 2020, 17:11
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

The third of the America class Bougainville isn't...

The third of the America class Bougainville isn't due until 2024.and the contract for long lead items on the fourth was only signed in May this year. So it would be a very long wait for a twelfth.
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14th Jul 2020, 14:06
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

She's afloat, as far as we know she isn't holed...

She's afloat, as far as we know she isn't holed below the waterline so they will pump it out - they will be concerned about contamination so maybe not into the dock. I would have thought rebuild will...
14th Jul 2020, 13:37
Replies: 5,957
Views: 1,630,332
Posted By SLXOwft

My post crossed with Nutty's. I am not sure that...

My post crossed with Nutty's. I am not sure that "not expected to be operated simultaneously" is the official view. SDSR 2015 said "Both Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers...
14th Jul 2020, 13:09
Replies: 5,957
Views: 1,630,332
Posted By SLXOwft

Neither are supposed to be doing their jobs as...

Neither are supposed to be doing their jobs as aircraft carriers yet. HMSQNLZ (R08) is due for her first operational deployment next year and HMSPWLS (R09) will undoubtedly follow.

The crew of R09...
13th Jul 2020, 18:39
Replies: 200
Views: 52,380
Posted By SLXOwft

In his earlier press conference RAdm Sobeck...

In his earlier press conference RAdm Sobeck mentioned the fire as having started in the Lower Vehicle Stowage (highlighted in yellow). This solved my confusion as to where the smoke was coming from....
10th Jul 2020, 18:30
Replies: 5,957
Views: 1,630,332
Posted By SLXOwft

Apologies for harping on about this. As...

Apologies for harping on about this.


As well as seeing FOC for Crowsnest, 2023 should see the completion of the incremental improvements to Merlin HM.2 under the ASW Spearhead Multi Static...
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