topman wrote:Jdam wrote:Any reason why the weapon bays of the F-35's are always open when they are on deck?
If I had to take a stab, I'd say to allow a post flight inspection.
PhillyJ wrote:A long time ago I admit, but didn't she take out one of those 'trawlers' in an accident?Smokey wrote:HMS Ark Royal (IV) would frequently Transit the North Atlantic unescorted at the height of the Cold War.
Apart from a Soviet “fishing” trawler...
Ron5 wrote:SKB wrote:Of course it would. Electricity and rainwater don't mix.
The guys that wired my yard for lights didn't use a tent. But then again, they didn't connect it to the mains until it stopped raining. Must be smarter than your average UK shipyard worker.
SKB wrote:I hope Happyslapper got to see it all. (He started this thread here and in mp.net if you didn't know)
Gabriele wrote:Are we even looking at the same image, though...? Here: http://navaltoday.com/2017/03/07/hms-mo ... eployment/ i continue to see GPMGs. Buttstock gives them away. Yesterday I did see a photo on the Royal Navy website with a .50 firing, though.