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by Jake_Grafton
09 Sep 2018, 11:52
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: ASDOT
Replies: 76
Views: 9278
Location: United Kingdom

Re: ASDOT

This is interesting - Tab 2B makes for some pretty shocking reading. Wonder if MoD’s due diligence has picked up on it? Amazed Leonardo MW are having anything to do with them. Wonder if Berlin has picked up on this too given existing contracts there? http://www.ksvadvisory.com/assets/Uploads/insolve...
by Jake_Grafton
15 Jul 2018, 14:28
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: ASDOT
Replies: 76
Views: 9278
Location: United Kingdom

Re: ASDOT

It would appear that at least one of the consortia are getting desperate. That’s the Thales/QQ/Textron team talking to Potulski about his very pointless, and unsupportable, mk58 Hunters.
by Jake_Grafton
03 Jul 2018, 21:59
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: ASDOT
Replies: 76
Views: 9278
Location: United Kingdom

Re: ASDOT

The budget simply doesn’t cover anything new build such as a M346 let alone anything approaching Gripen Aggressor nor those mythical ex-Netz F-16s that have been promised since 2014. This is worth a read: http://www.ksvadvisory.com/assets/Uploads/insolvency-case-documents/Discovery%20Air%20Inc./CCAA...
by Jake_Grafton
02 Jul 2018, 16:04
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: ASDOT
Replies: 76
Views: 9278
Location: United Kingdom

Re: ASDOT

Pretty sure an element will......
by Jake_Grafton
30 Jun 2018, 21:23
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: ASDOT
Replies: 76
Views: 9278
Location: United Kingdom

Re: ASDOT

Don’t think Leonardo realise quite what they’ve gotten themselves involved with. Top Aces (Discovery Air Defence Services) are in all sorts of issues in Canada due, in part, to their complicit behaviour in the entire Clairvest debacle. The ensuing class action in the Ontario Superior Court should be...
by Jake_Grafton
19 Apr 2017, 12:12
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: ASDOT
Replies: 76
Views: 9278
Location: United Kingdom

Re: ASDOT

"There is a bidder promising F-16s but it's bollocks." Totally concur with the above, If the USAF or USN wanted F-16s as a contractorised service it would have offered those in the 309th AMARG at DM AFB. The maintenance and availability record is not the best either nor is the cost per fli...

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