With a squadron of U.S. marines f35 would be more prudent.Old RN wrote:There are 15 F35Bs at Marham, so assuming you could get 12 deployed in emergency that would be a pretty effective force.
Managed treasury decline at its finest.whitelancer wrote:I wouldn't count your chickens, or tanks in this case. Reducing to just 2 Regiments just makes it easier to bin them completely. You only have to look at what happened to the Harrier to see the way this is going.
Different centre of balance due to plug and play rather than dedicated airframe as Sea King was.Ron5 wrote:Why on earth does it fold that way instead of swinging back like the Sea Kings? Looks daft.
The table has history tha scratches testify to it. it would be nice if the table has been on a ship before.swoop wrote:Someone needs a bollocking over the scratch in that tabletop!
They wont count as its not politicaly expedent. They dont unlike Rosyth have the S,N.P. screaming to keep it opern.Ron5 wrote:How abut not saving them? If they can't win orders, why should they be kept going? It's not like they have some unique capability.