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by Qwerty
14 Sep 2019, 10:32
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10262
Views: 800991
Location: Germany

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

swoop wrote:Has anyone else noticed on google Earth, on the grassy area outside the Fleet Air Arm museum in Yeovilton, there is a deck layout of a QE carrier?
Definately not 1:1 scale either!



It’s part of a children’s playground
by Qwerty
13 Sep 2019, 19:43
Forum: British Army
Topic: Section infantry weapons
Replies: 863
Views: 61975
Location: Germany

Re: Section infantry weapons

by Qwerty
01 Aug 2019, 15:34
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: AW159 Wildcat Helicopter (RN & AAC)
Replies: 323
Views: 36561
Location: Germany

Re: AW159 Wildcat Helicopter (RN & AAC)

Always thought apaches were quiet.
by Qwerty
17 Jul 2019, 18:58
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4182
Views: 286094
Location: Germany

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

The aircraft in the image is marked up for 617...
by Qwerty
12 Jul 2019, 22:27
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing P-8A Poseidon (MRA Mk.1) (RAF)
Replies: 935
Views: 75700
Location: Germany

Re: Boeing P-8A Poseidon (MRA Mk.1) (RAF)

First flight of RAF’s Poseidon MRA.1 / 01 !
by Qwerty
11 Jul 2019, 14:18
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing Chinook (RAF)
Replies: 191
Views: 22593
Location: Germany

Re: Boeing Chinook (RAF)

by Qwerty
09 Jul 2019, 13:30
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10262
Views: 800991
Location: Germany

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

“It's fair to say that Phalanx hasn't had too much of an opportunity to engage real targets in its service life. It's reputation in its early days wasn't great for reliability. Successive improvements have addressed that, but at the same time the threat has improved as well to the point at which gun...
by Qwerty
08 Jul 2019, 15:33
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing P-8A Poseidon (MRA Mk.1) (RAF)
Replies: 935
Views: 75700
Location: Germany

Re: Boeing P-8A Poseidon (MRA Mk.1) (RAF)

The 2nd aircraft is due for delivery in January 2020.

~Penny Mordaunt - 08JUL19
by Qwerty
08 Jul 2019, 10:24
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 31 General Purpose Frigate [News Only]
Replies: 6150
Views: 349293
Location: Germany

Re: Type 31 General Purpose Frigate [News Only]

The Albion class are labour intensive warships, I doubt they’d appeal to a small neutral nation..?

Being neutral, Scotland wouldn’t reinforce anyone.

I could see them receiving some of the GP T23’s, though.
by Qwerty
23 Jun 2019, 09:57
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing P-8A Poseidon (MRA Mk.1) (RAF)
Replies: 935
Views: 75700
Location: Germany

Re: Boeing P-8A Poseidon (MRA Mk.1) (RAF)

Poseidon MRA.1 - 01
by Qwerty
27 May 2019, 22:20
Forum: British Army
Topic: FV4034 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank (British Army)
Replies: 1470
Views: 104825
Location: Germany

Re: FV4034 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank (British Army)

You’re right Mr Fred, clothing wasn’t a factor of the cause. Clothing exists that can mitigate against the burns received by the crew. Not sure by how much after 5-8 seconds trapped inside of a propellant inferno? Clearly not as urgent as the training and safety standards requiring suitable revisions.
by Qwerty
27 May 2019, 15:46
Forum: British Army
Topic: FV4034 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank (British Army)
Replies: 1470
Views: 104825
Location: Germany

Re: FV4034 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank (British Army)

Aircrew receive flame retardant clothing for their role.

Hopefully armour crews will now get the same or similar.

NOMEX is also available in black (in case the RTR are reading...)
by Qwerty
22 May 2019, 22:13
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Lockheed C-130 Hercules (RAF)
Replies: 151
Views: 19879
Location: Germany

Re: Lockheed C-130 Hercules (RAF)

by Qwerty
15 May 2019, 13:42
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing E-7 Wedgetail (RAF)
Replies: 117
Views: 13797
Location: Germany

Re: Boeing E-7 Wedgetail (RAF)

SW1 wrote:Yes p8 has different wings, different fuselage, different fuel tank system, different engines, different avionics but yes apart from that it the same a 737ng.


Trigger’s broom?
by Qwerty
03 May 2019, 12:58
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Dreadnought Class SSBN
Replies: 649
Views: 50842
Location: Germany

Re: Dreadnought Class SSBN

Jake1992 wrote:It’s HMS King George VI for the final in class


Would never have guessed that!

https://www.gov.uk/government/news/defe ... e-is-named
by Qwerty
22 Apr 2019, 18:09
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10262
Views: 800991
Location: Germany

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Should I be surprised that CdG's displays are in English? And I wonder what sea state that remote aircraft handling system can be used? The international language of communication for maritime and aviation is English. If you read the read the English straight off the display you won’t have to trans...
by Qwerty
09 Apr 2019, 12:10
Forum: British Army
Topic: Warrior Armoured Vehicle Variants (British Army)
Replies: 480
Views: 44649
Location: Germany

Re: Warrior Armoured Vehicle Variants (British Army)

The UOR equipment isn’t budgeted for by the MOD but by the Treasury. This is/was kit the army should’ve had but was never funded thanks to various government policies. Short term strategic thinking and planning and not very popular as it doesn’t win votes. Whereas Typhoons and Aircraft carriers are ...
by Qwerty
25 Mar 2019, 19:27
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 31 General Purpose Frigate [News Only]
Replies: 6150
Views: 349293
Location: Germany

Re: Type 31 General Purpose Frigate [News Only]

Timmymagic wrote:Mind you it does make you wonder...//...maybe they're in a warehouse somewhere...


Packed in cases between the Holy Grail and the Ark of the Covenant at the Smithsonian
by Qwerty
21 Mar 2019, 08:13
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10262
Views: 800991
Location: Germany

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

It seems HMS POW has been testing her emergency escape system, I'm just trying to find out if my nipper got to have a 'slide' or if it was just a test of the equipment and not the process. 8-) https://twitter.com/smrmoorhouse/status/1108349388554944512 How many decks have the stokers got to climb b...
by Qwerty
01 Mar 2019, 07:07
Forum: British Army
Topic: FV4034 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank (British Army)
Replies: 1470
Views: 104825
Location: Germany

Re: FV4034 Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank (British Army)

seaspear wrote:It might look better complete with other things on top than the defence secretary , unless lol


Working at height and in a depot/yard - No protective head gear and no high visibility clothing.
by Qwerty
28 Feb 2019, 21:51
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Dreadnought Class SSBN
Replies: 649
Views: 50842
Location: Germany

Re: Dreadnought Class SSBN

Dreadnought, Valiant and Warspite were the first Royal Navy SSN’s.

If the naming convention continues, the next boat will be Resolution.
by Qwerty
27 Feb 2019, 07:12
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Dreadnought Class SSBN
Replies: 649
Views: 50842
Location: Germany

Re: Dreadnought Class SSBN

HMS Nelson is a training establishment and “landship”
by Qwerty
25 Feb 2019, 14:37
Forum: British Army
Topic: Multi Role Vehicle – Protected - MRV(P)
Replies: 258
Views: 27205
Location: Germany

Re: Multi Role Vehicle – Protected - MRV(P)

RunningStrong wrote:Yeah it's British Built if you ignore the engine, transmission, driver cameras...


The driver’s from Fiji

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