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by Little J
17 Jan 2022, 20:12
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Supermarine Spitfire (RAF)
Replies: 21
Views: 14797
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Re: Supermarine Spitfire (RAF)

What was Ray's reasons for the 14?
by Little J
02 Jan 2022, 06:09
Forum: Defence Elsewhere
Topic: French Armed Forces
Replies: 1760
Views: 34240
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Re: French Armed Forces

Nh90's subtle replacement would be likely...
by Little J
16 Dec 2021, 21:32
Forum: Defence Elsewhere
Topic: USA Armed Forces
Replies: 1895
Views: 38314
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Re: USA Armed Forces

The reason the is of great interest to me is that the winner of this competition could well become the next standard NATO round replacing the existing 5.56mm as well as 7.62mm. The US Army has stated it is going to announce the winner of the competition at the end of January 2022, but that might be...
by Little J
11 Dec 2021, 06:11
Forum: Defence Elsewhere
Topic: Australian Defence Force
Replies: 1631
Views: 32648
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Re: Australian Defence Force

I think $35000ph is to much Wonder how much the USMC UH-1Y Venom is per flight hour First reply from a quick Google search (other search engines are available :D ) The cost to fly these two aircraft is thousands of dollars an hour. On average, the MV-22 costs $14,000 and the UH-1Y costs $7,000 to f...
by Little J
02 Dec 2021, 13:01
Forum: Defence Elsewhere
Topic: Australian Defence Force
Replies: 1631
Views: 32648
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Re: Australian Defence Force

A400m must be a contender...
by Little J
01 Dec 2021, 10:44
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 5609
Views: 1529008
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Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

Still don't get how covers on is possible... The amount of people that would have to have failed to do their jobs for that to happen...
by Little J
14 Nov 2021, 17:25
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Puma Helicopter (RAF)
Replies: 309
Views: 58760
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Re: Puma Helicopter (RAF)

And the Blackhawk is 10 t...
by Little J
14 Nov 2021, 11:19
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Puma Helicopter (RAF)
Replies: 309
Views: 58760
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Re: Puma Helicopter (RAF)

Ron5 wrote:Surely NH90 is too big and too expensive?
I wouldn't say it was too big, but it is way, way too expensive.
by Little J
09 Nov 2021, 20:36
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 13830
Views: 3957386
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Why would cross decking not be possible?
by Little J
26 Oct 2021, 12:13
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 5609
Views: 1529008
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Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

Surely BAe still has the drawings for the Vulcan :thumbup:

... And the Victor too 8-)
by Little J
18 Oct 2021, 21:22
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing Chinook (RAF)
Replies: 258
Views: 114375
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Re: Boeing Chinook (RAF)

I'd rather see an AC-130 than an ACH-47 join the fleet
by Little J
22 Jun 2021, 10:43
Forum: British Army
Topic: RBSL Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank (British Army)
Replies: 136
Views: 12981
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Re: RBSL Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank (British Army)

Probably just lazy journalists coping someone else's homework...
by Little J
14 May 2021, 11:10
Forum: British Army
Topic: RBSL Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank (British Army)
Replies: 136
Views: 12981
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Re: RBSL Challenger 3 Main Battle Tank (British Army)

What's happening with the gearbox? I read somewhere (possibly here), that the gearbox was more in need of replacing than the engine...
by Little J
07 May 2021, 21:32
Forum: British Army
Topic: Section Infantry Weapons
Replies: 1110
Views: 352598
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Re: Section infantry weapons

FN EVOLYS... FN's latest machine gun

https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/202 ... chine-gun/

by Little J
17 Apr 2021, 23:22
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 4665
Views: 1277456
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Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

Can I just say, well done Bob :thumbup:
by Little J
14 Apr 2021, 20:15
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Puma Helicopter (RAF)
Replies: 309
Views: 58760
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Re: Puma Helicopter (RAF)

Ron5 wrote:They're painting an AW189 black. That's all.
Well they painted a Bell 222 black and that became Airwolf!?! :angel: 8-) :lol:
by Little J
11 Apr 2021, 20:34
Forum: Defence Elsewhere
Topic: USA Armed Forces
Replies: 1895
Views: 38314
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Re: USA Armed Forces

Why the hell does it need to be called Eagle 2? Its the same design, updated admittedly, but other than the change to F110's nothing is that major... F-15 F (or G) would have done it surely!?! :wtf: Super Eagle? See I don't think it even qualifies as a "Super". The Hornet had a lot of str...
by Little J
11 Apr 2021, 12:16
Forum: Defence Elsewhere
Topic: USA Armed Forces
Replies: 1895
Views: 38314
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Re: USA Armed Forces

Why the hell does it need to be called Eagle 2? Its the same design, updated admittedly, but other than the change to F110's nothing is that major... F-15 F (or G) would have done it surely!?! :wtf:
by Little J
31 Mar 2021, 20:42
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Raytheon Sentinel R1 (RAF)
Replies: 216
Views: 199629
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Re: Raytheon Sentinel R1 (RAF)

by Little J
26 Mar 2021, 18:58
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Puma Helicopter (RAF)
Replies: 309
Views: 58760
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Re: Puma Helicopter (RAF)

It would be the cheapest (and realistically the best) option, but i still think keeping Leo UK in work will be a massive factor...
by Little J
21 Mar 2021, 13:21
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Airbus A321 (RAF)
Replies: 48
Views: 10145
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Re: Airbus A321 (RAF)

.............
by Little J
13 Mar 2021, 11:47
Forum: Defence Elsewhere
Topic: German Armed Forces
Replies: 481
Views: 9955
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Re: German Armed Forces

Airbus is going to kick-off about this big time
by Little J
07 Mar 2021, 10:20
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 13830
Views: 3957386
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Can F35B also use catapult to fly? Even if it is not much powerful = optimized for smallish/slowish UAV, it will contribute in increasing the lift-off weight and reducing the fuel lost in launch? If so, a small (less powerful) catapult "curved along the sky jump", will provide good for BO...
by Little J
03 Mar 2021, 22:46
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 13830
Views: 3957386
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

SKB wrote:Fitting a trebuchet might work too.... :mrgreen:
I actually want to see some mad British boffin try this now :lol:
by Little J
27 Feb 2021, 12:03
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Raytheon Sentinel R1 (RAF)
Replies: 216
Views: 199629
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Re: Raytheon Sentinel R1 (RAF)

17 years, should have easily been double that...