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by bobp
25 Nov 2022, 15:15
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 5064
Views: 1352170
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Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

On the barge...




by bobp
24 Nov 2022, 13:08
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 5064
Views: 1352170
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Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

Wonder if they needed to move HMS Cardiff .......

by bobp
24 Nov 2022, 11:48
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 5064
Views: 1352170
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Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

Jdam wrote: 24 Nov 2022, 10:20
That looks like a tight squeeze hope they make it.
by bobp
22 Nov 2022, 15:14
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 5064
Views: 1352170
United Kingdom

Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

T26 porn...... :crazy:

by bobp
21 Nov 2022, 20:05
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 5064
Views: 1352170
United Kingdom

Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

The next one HMS Cardiff appears in the background.... Launch must be soon. :clap: :clap:

by bobp
16 Nov 2022, 13:05
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Future Solid Support Ship
Replies: 1831
Views: 495268
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Re: Future Solid Support Ship

Good news that all 3 are being built. And good news for H&W and the other shipyards involved.
by bobp
16 Nov 2022, 08:49
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]
Replies: 7624
Views: 1925255
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Re: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]

BB85 wrote: 15 Nov 2022, 20:35 What's the deal with the two 76mm cannons at the bow of the ship. I know the Danes did it too but would it not be better to mount one fore and aft?
Where would you mount the 76mm gun aft? On the flightdeck? You could not mount it on the hangar roof as it is through deck mounted.
by bobp
13 Nov 2022, 13:20
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]
Replies: 7624
Views: 1925255
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Re: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]

Great photo. Good to see progress.
by bobp
05 Nov 2022, 10:04
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 2084
Views: 443950
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Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

Seems like the gun has also been fixed, and it can now fire on the move against a moving target.
by bobp
04 Nov 2022, 16:39
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing E-7 Wedgetail (RAF)
Replies: 432
Views: 137221
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Re: Boeing E-7 Wedgetail (RAF)

The sensible thing to do woukd be to order two more whilst the production line is open.
by bobp
03 Nov 2022, 13:58
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 5064
Views: 1352170
United Kingdom

Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

Yup it is a lot of dough more than the T31, even with the cost of Gov. Furnished Equipment added to T31 price.
by bobp
03 Nov 2022, 11:48
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 5064
Views: 1352170
United Kingdom

Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

I think that part of the 233 million is towards a new build hall, which is still waiting planning consent.
by bobp
03 Nov 2022, 09:22
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General UK Defence Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 43203
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Re: General UK Defence Discussion

SW1 wrote: 02 Nov 2022, 21:27 https://www.parliamentlive.tv/Event/Ind ... 7f744ff145

Full committee hearing
Well worth 2 hours of watching I thought
by bobp
02 Nov 2022, 21:51
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 2084
Views: 443950
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Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

sol wrote: 02 Nov 2022, 20:27 Looks like Ajax completed user validation trials, reliability trials are next step.

Hopefully no more major issues... :geek: :crazy:
by bobp
02 Nov 2022, 21:51
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 2084
Views: 443950
United Kingdom

Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

sol wrote: 02 Nov 2022, 20:27 Looks like Ajax completed user validation trials, reliability trials are next step.

Hopefully no more major issues... :geek: :crazy:
by bobp
01 Nov 2022, 16:24
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 5786
Views: 1588629
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Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

SW1 wrote: 01 Nov 2022, 16:09 Just for the let’s buy more planes that’s the answer crowd…

This is definitely not good news.
by bobp
30 Oct 2022, 21:00
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 14300
Views: 4115837
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Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Doubt that the chains were removed at all.
by bobp
30 Oct 2022, 12:58
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 5064
Views: 1352170
United Kingdom

Re: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]

I see a lot of scaffolding has come down so hopefully we will see her moved soon.
by bobp
25 Oct 2022, 08:01
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]
Replies: 7624
Views: 1925255
United Kingdom

Re: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]

First one is due in the water in 2023 for fitting out. I assume it must be well on the way.
by bobp
21 Oct 2022, 01:41
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 2084
Views: 443950
United Kingdom

Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

So the gravy train rolls on ...... does this mean the MOD will continue paying.
by bobp
20 Oct 2022, 13:38
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General UK Defence Discussion
Replies: 1130
Views: 43203
United Kingdom

Re: General UK Defence Discussion

Coincidence? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-north-east-orkney-shetland-63326102 Communications to Shetland have been severely disabled after a subsea cable was damaged. Police have declared a major incident after the south subsea cable between the islands and the mainland was cut. The force...