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by shotleylad
12 Sep 2016, 21:40
Forum: British Army
Topic: L1A1 - Any old timers to regale us?
Replies: 30
Views: 15405
Location: United Kingdom

Re: L1A1 - Any old timers to regale us?

My PW was a Sterling SMG but always carried an SLR on ops great weapon nobody wanted the SA80.
by shotleylad
29 Jul 2016, 22:02
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 1275
Views: 238557
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN)

Four of the Type 45 destroyers have been at sea this week.
by shotleylad
07 Jul 2016, 08:11
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 1275
Views: 238557
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN)

According to the RN website HMS Daring will deploy for 9 months later on this year
by shotleylad
26 Jun 2016, 06:08
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 23 Frigate (Duke Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 799
Views: 173394
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Type 23 Frigate (Duke Class) (RN)

I cannot see the Scottish navy being more than a few patrol boats.
by shotleylad
06 Mar 2016, 22:14
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 3637
Views: 547299
Location: United Kingdom

Re: river I/I.5 and II patrol vessels

Hunt class 1x30mm, 3xMiniguns, 2xGPMG.
by shotleylad
01 Feb 2016, 07:25
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 12536
Views: 2020368
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

The carriers will be fitted with Phalanx before they deploy for the first time the same as the Type45.
by shotleylad
14 Jan 2016, 22:44
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 1275
Views: 238557
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN)

Daring has had Harpoon for several months.
by shotleylad
06 Jan 2016, 22:35
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Echo Class Hydrographic Survey Ships (RN)
Replies: 65
Views: 27030
Location: United Kingdom

Re: Echo Class Hydrographic Survey Ships (RN)

They have 2x20mm GAMBO, one port forward of bridge, one starboard rear of bridge

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