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17th May 2022, 12:47
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Isn't that a land route? Just how desperate...

Isn't that a land route?

Just how desperate must the Russians be to deploy N/Boats for that purpose? Also, given the (comparative restricted) size of the Black Sea and the numerous NATO assets...
17th May 2022, 12:43
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Time to let the P8s stretch their legs?

Time to let the P8s stretch their legs?
17th May 2022, 09:37
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It's certainly an interesting clip. ...

It's certainly an interesting clip.

Something that really stands out to me is...has the Russian Army got a huge problem with "grade/rank inflation"?

The guy in the clip was (?) a lieutenant,...
15th May 2022, 13:50
Replies: 5,797
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Isn't it impossible to remove Russia from the UN...

Isn't it impossible to remove Russia from the UN Security Council due to them being a permanent member and thus having the power to veto any such decision?
14th May 2022, 10:11
Replies: 48
Views: 18,867

Hang on RAF pilot = officer = 'high jinks',...

Hang on

RAF pilot = officer = 'high jinks', surely?

"March the guilty b***ard in" is only reserved for those who avoided Cranwell Polytechnic isn't it?
12th May 2022, 11:34
Replies: 31
Views: 2,760

Another ex-Wing Mong. ​​​​​​😉 No time...

Another ex-Wing Mong.

​​​​​​😉

No time for tea breaks....

And yes, it's quite shocking how little of what went on in NI was reported on The Mainland.
12th May 2022, 10:19
Replies: 31
Views: 2,760

An acknowledgement by those with other opinions...

An acknowledgement by those with other opinions of the unfairness regarding investigating one side, whilst the other go scot-free, would be a start.

The terms of the GFA created the climate for a...
12th May 2022, 10:03
Replies: 31
Views: 2,760

Indeed. A point that our journalist friend would...

Indeed. A point that our journalist friend would do well to remember.

His little sulky retort regarding "echo chamber" I think best sums up the value he places in qualified opinions.
11th May 2022, 19:29
Replies: 31
Views: 2,760

What shouldn't be forgotten about your only point...

What shouldn't be forgotten about your only point is that its only the alleged crimes of a specific group are being investigated and, where appropriate, prosecuted.

In what other area of society...
11th May 2022, 18:17
Replies: 31
Views: 2,760

Thank you for your excellent words. I too...

Thank you for your excellent words.

I too served in NI and wanted to respond to our melmothtw's comments but, truth be told, I would probably have been banned for some of what I wished to say.
11th May 2022, 11:40
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But there are many crimes that were committed...

But there are many crimes that were committed during The Troubles that will never be "dealt with" by virtue of the amnesty granted to the suspects.

Yes members of the security services should and...
10th May 2022, 19:39
Replies: 31
Views: 2,760

Unfortunately the Good Friday Agreement had many...

Unfortunately the Good Friday Agreement had many flaws and/or overly generous/unbalanced concessions within it.

Whilst the reduction in sectarian violence and terrorism it helped usher in was and...
10th May 2022, 12:24
Replies: 5,797
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Russians, using Nazi-era excuses to excuse their...

Russians, using Nazi-era excuses to excuse their actions, in a "special military operation" that was apparently about ridding Ukraine of Nazis....

The irony is delicious.
10th May 2022, 06:43
Replies: 16
Views: 4,373

Looks very similar to some of the footage in this...

Looks very similar to some of the footage in this classic...

https://youtu.be/EJV-3Pto0Kg
6th May 2022, 19:38
Replies: 68
Views: 64,873

Indeed. I may only be an ex-stacker but even...

Indeed.

I may only be an ex-stacker but even I know where that overconfidence wedge can lead. Czar 52 ...
3rd May 2022, 18:59
Replies: 146
Views: 27,505

How times have changed. It wasn't that long...

How times have changed.

It wasn't that long ago that I was volunteered to take part in a Ethnic Minority Recruiting Event at RAF Cosford. "I" being a pretty bog standard white male...

20th Apr 2022, 10:08
Replies: 429
Views: 146,450

Indeed. Perhaps Putin is certain that NATO...

Indeed.

Perhaps Putin is certain that NATO assisted in the sinking of Moskva but outright stating so would require him to respond in some form, something that it's increasingly obvious Russia...
19th Apr 2022, 22:33
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Could this be more ex-Afghan Mi-17s (and spares...

Could this be more ex-Afghan Mi-17s (and spares for) that the US have in their possession?
19th Apr 2022, 14:12
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With regards to the Stormer, the entire Alvis...

With regards to the Stormer, the entire Alvis CRV(T) series and it's variants were designed from the start to have extremely low ground pressure. I believe the target was "less than a walking man at...
15th Apr 2022, 19:26
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Views: 146,450

Especially as even the Russians have said it...

Especially as even the Russians have said it was...
15th Apr 2022, 11:21
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Views: 146,450

The common method is opening the sea cocks and...

The common method is opening the sea cocks and placing demolition charges on the sea chests. I doubt experienced naval personnel would consider these "extremely dangerous" tasks, given the ability to...
15th Apr 2022, 11:13
Replies: 429
Views: 146,450

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/800x469/img_20220415_wa0007_5c7bb004edf77768e7397974c2e9a3b356387d3d.jpg
11th Apr 2022, 14:51
Replies: 5,797
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It seems to be the Leopard 1A5 that's being...

It seems to be the Leopard 1A5 that's being talked talked about.
4th Apr 2022, 13:37
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As I thought earlier in this thread, the lack of...

As I thought earlier in this thread, the lack of empathy by certain posters in this thread is surely the result of having experienced little more conflict than jostling for the garlic mayo at the...
4th Apr 2022, 08:55
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You brought this up so, please indicate which...

You brought this up so, please indicate which treaty they would be in breach of, rather than failing to answer the question and attempting to redirect?

I can give you a long list of operations...
4th Apr 2022, 07:35
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Once again, that wasn't the question I was...

Once again, that wasn't the question I was responding to.
4th Apr 2022, 07:29
Replies: 47
Views: 17,825

What would suggest Putin still has in his armoury...

What would suggest Putin still has in his armoury to counter any apparent underestimation of he and/or the Russian military?

Aside from the nuclear option (which, let's be frank, isn't an option...
4th Apr 2022, 01:34
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The question I was responding to was... ...

The question I was responding to was...


So the answer is "yes, there is such a thing".
3rd Apr 2022, 23:49
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Speaking of which.... Which particular...

Speaking of which....


Which particular treaty would it breach?
​​​​https://www.nato.int/cps/en/natolive/official_texts_17120.htm

Oh and....

With all due respect, you didn't look very...
2nd Apr 2022, 17:29
Replies: 47
Views: 17,825

REMFs? Most 'teeth arm' (or wannabe teeth...

REMFs?

Most 'teeth arm' (or wannabe teeth arm) folks disparagingly refer to Logistics types as "REMFs" don't they?

Perhaps if Russian Logistics specialists are among those left over their...
26th Mar 2022, 21:56
Replies: 46
Views: 14,670

The '53 isn't exactly a discrete aircraft! We'd...

The '53 isn't exactly a discrete aircraft! We'd often be woken from our slumber by the MH-53s when they popped into Stafford at silly o'clock.
25th Mar 2022, 19:09
Replies: 5,797
Views: 3,004,049

We've seen that kind of tosh before.... ...

We've seen that kind of tosh before....
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/pprune.org-vbulletin/739x555/eyrrntiu8aadqyd_57e8455dbe2e9885fe2191b46931b06fb4b60c29.jpg
24th Mar 2022, 16:48
Replies: 5,797
Views: 3,004,049

I'm sure* he is far from the only Russian officer...

I'm sure* he is far from the only Russian officer who has felt the very direct wrath of his men.

(*Well actually I know from first hand accounts)
24th Mar 2022, 16:32
Replies: 36
Views: 10,246

​​​​​​I wonder what the RCS of a Mossie is????

​​​​​​I wonder what the RCS of a Mossie is????
18th Mar 2022, 11:58
Replies: 5,797
Views: 3,004,049

How accurate are those numbers likely to be?...

How accurate are those numbers likely to be? Apparently Russia has (or rather, had) approximately 12,400 tanks. Yet we've not only seen Russian forces using some decidedly dated variants but we have...
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