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by bobp
29 Jul 2022, 19:42
Forum: Conflicts
Topic: The war in Ukraine
Replies: 651
Views: 19515
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Re: The war in Ukraine

Savages from the dark ages, definitely a ware crime.
by bobp
29 Jul 2022, 19:38
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]
Replies: 7605
Views: 1908773
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Re: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]

It looks, to me at least, like Babcock have refreshed their Arrowhead website. https://www.arrowhead140.com/ I've certainly not seen the video before that shows some fleeting detail of the Type 31 interior layout. https://www.arrowhead140.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/45167415-Composition-4.jpg Ve...
by bobp
17 Jul 2022, 17:26
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 14101
Views: 4072325
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

DT usual rubbish story, do agree that a few more Helicopters and F35B would be nice to have.
by bobp
14 Jul 2022, 17:57
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 2806
Views: 773731
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Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

Looks like a mobile phone on the fuselage.
by bobp
06 Jul 2022, 21:11
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: UK Politics - General News & Discussion
Replies: 384
Views: 10380
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Re: UK Politics - General News & Discussion

Certainly need to get rid of the green stuff for now, restore pension cuts, and stop the lies, deceit and corruption from and within government.
by bobp
04 Jul 2022, 10:44
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 4887
Views: 1331912
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Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

Some Type 26 news...........

by bobp
26 Jun 2022, 20:44
Forum: British Army
Topic: Boxer / Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV)
Replies: 2407
Views: 609587
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Re: Boxer / Mechanised Infantry Vehicle (MIV)

No one is suggesting that the MoD don't do their due diligence, but 'IF' tracked Boxer is up to the task surely it would be a logical purchase*... *yes I know MoD and logic are not happy bedfellows :lol: Exactly how many of these tracked Boxers are in production. Secondly how much armour does it ha...
by bobp
17 Jun 2022, 21:59
Forum: Political Discussions
Topic: Brexit - The UK's EU Referendum & Withdrawal
Replies: 4534
Views: 85963
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Re: Brexit - The UK's EU Referendum & Withdrawal

I am sure the remoaners who want to turn the UK into a republic and eliminate the royal family will be rejoicing on the streets at this Eurovision news which has no links to Brexit..... :mrgreen: :clap: :crazy:
by bobp
01 Jun 2022, 21:48
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 14101
Views: 4072325
United Kingdom

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

We need to be able to put F35B on both carriers even if its just 12 on each.
by bobp
01 Jun 2022, 21:44
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Astute Class Attack Submarine (SSN) (RN)
Replies: 802
Views: 279606
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Re: Astute Class Attack Submarine (SSN) (RN)

Well that is what will almost certainly happen, if we have to wait for the Dreadnoughts to be almost completed before SSNR can get underway! UNLESS:- a) Design and Development work can be (and are) carried out in tandem with Dreadnought. b) The Timescales for SSNR build can be (and are) dramaticall...
by bobp
01 Jun 2022, 21:41
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: National Flagship for Britain
Replies: 130
Views: 11170
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Re: National Flagship for Britain

DJ56 wrote: 01 Jun 2022, 16:42 Boys toys for Boris. A complete waste of money.
Party boat for number 10 and his pals.
by bobp
20 May 2022, 19:46
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]
Replies: 7605
Views: 1908773
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Re: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]

UK and Denmark strike deal to bring T31 into service............

https://www.portsmouth.co.uk/news/defen ... es-3702654
by bobp
12 May 2022, 17:16
Forum: Conflicts
Topic: The war in Ukraine
Replies: 651
Views: 19515
United Kingdom

Re: The war in Ukraine

This looks like a training exercise. Interested to know if these missiles are aimed at single or multiple targets.
by bobp
12 May 2022, 12:48
Forum: Conflicts
Topic: The war in Ukraine
Replies: 651
Views: 19515
United Kingdom

Re: The war in Ukraine

Good video from the BBC reinforces our need for long range fire artillery and good air defences against drones.
by bobp
02 May 2022, 14:28
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 14101
Views: 4072325
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Timmymagic wrote: 02 May 2022, 14:12
PhillyJ wrote: 02 May 2022, 13:49 I am now a deckhand on LCVP F8 of what was HMS Fearless, doing trips around Pompey harbour!
That sounds like an absolutely glorious job..
Congratulations on your new post, I hope it all leads to a permanent full time position.
by bobp
30 Apr 2022, 20:12
Forum: British Army
Topic: Multi Role Vehicle – Protected - MRV(P)
Replies: 744
Views: 203820
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Re: Multi Role Vehicle – Protected - MRV(P)

Caribbean wrote: 30 Apr 2022, 19:13
bobp wrote: 30 Apr 2022, 19:10 Pretty sure the Mastiffs and Ridgeback are likely to be taken out of use soon.
120 Mastiff going to Ukraine and all the Huskies are up for sale (or possibly going to Ukraine also)
Yes i heard that also.
by bobp
30 Apr 2022, 19:10
Forum: British Army
Topic: Multi Role Vehicle – Protected - MRV(P)
Replies: 744
Views: 203820
United Kingdom

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

It will need sorting soon that is for sure however right now if we say we have 350 Jackals 350 Foxhounds 350 Mastiff & Ridgeback's 250 Husky Then we have some 1300 vehicles enough vehicles for 7 motorized Battalion battle groups Pretty sure the Mastiffs and Ridgeback are likely to be taken out ...
by bobp
27 Apr 2022, 14:34
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 5742
Views: 1574682
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Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

We need additional munitions to be integrated onto the F-35Bs as a matter of urgency. ASRAMM and Paveway IV just isn't enough to get the best out of the aircraft. Been saying this for years...I've got a list I could re-post... Some are straightforward, involving re-use of the Spear form factor (or ...
by bobp
27 Apr 2022, 07:09
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 5742
Views: 1574682
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Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

Seems like more F35B are on order.......

https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/britain ... f-35-jets/
by bobp
17 Apr 2022, 10:20
Forum: Conflicts
Topic: The war in Ukraine
Replies: 651
Views: 19515
United Kingdom

Re: The war in Ukraine

There are some reports flying around that this may also be a broken arrow type situation with 2 nuclear weapons on the ship have gone down with the ship. If so - they will need to be recovered soon for both security and ecological reasons. True hopefully these weapons if they exist were not armed. ...
by bobp
14 Apr 2022, 17:37
Forum: Conflicts
Topic: The war in Ukraine
Replies: 651
Views: 19515
United Kingdom

Re: The war in Ukraine

No way did all the crew survive this. In stormy sea as well.
by bobp
09 Apr 2022, 22:21
Forum: Conflicts
Topic: The war in Ukraine
Replies: 651
Views: 19515
United Kingdom

Re: The war in Ukraine

Sky news defence reporter says that the following vehicles are believed to be involved in the gift...