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by SKB
19 Jul 2019, 11:25
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Sandown Class Minehunter (RN)
Replies: 35
Views: 3574
Location: England

Re: Sandown Class Minehunter (RN)


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by SKB
19 Jul 2019, 11:22
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 2769
Views: 141933
Location: England

Re: River Class (OPV) (RN)


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by SKB
18 Jul 2019, 15:28
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10027
Views: 671207
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

there is a Sea Harrier on HMS QE just beside the ramp! Found some photos from last Sunday (14th July). I think I found PhillyJ's Harrier....minus its wings?! An unassembled one, or a replica maybe? (CLICK to enlarge) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/D_cE0lIXYAEc1Rv.jpg:large https://pbs.twimg.com/media/...
by SKB
18 Jul 2019, 14:52
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4147
Views: 213957
Location: England

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

Timmymagic wrote:I thought only 17 were on order? These 17 are the last to be ordered under the LRIP's. Any more orders placed will be done as part of the Full Rate Production lots at a low price.

Just quoting http://www.ukserials.com/ data. (click ZM section)
by SKB
18 Jul 2019, 03:12
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4147
Views: 213957
Location: England

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

Using Ukserials.com, I've worked out which and when individual F-35B's were delivered to Marham. http://www.ukserials.com/ (click ZM section) Total number: 18. (15 in UK, 3 in US) First batch of 4 delivered to RAF Marham on 6th June 2018 (BK11/ZM145, BK12/ZM146, BK13/ZM147, BK14/ZM148) Second batch ...
by SKB
18 Jul 2019, 02:31
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4147
Views: 213957
Location: England

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)


(Dave Pilsworth Filmography / Airshows Tilbury) 17th July 2019

All six landing at RAF Marham on 16th July.
by SKB
18 Jul 2019, 01:35
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 10027
Views: 671207
Location: England

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion


(WildPlacePictures) 15th July 2019

Wildcat aboard QE in Portsmouth on Monday 15th July.
by SKB
17 Jul 2019, 17:42
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 2769
Views: 141933
Location: England

Re: River Class (OPV) (RN)

@Donald

What do you not understand about "offshore patrol vessel"? Stop trying to turn a River into a regular surface warship. It's a patrol boat!
There is a P (patrol) on the side of their hulls, not a D (destroyer), or F (frigates, corvettes, sloops).

Stop it.
by SKB
17 Jul 2019, 12:23
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4147
Views: 213957
Location: England

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

by SKB
16 Jul 2019, 14:36
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: Martlet/Lightweight multirole missile
Replies: 49
Views: 2474
Location: England

Re: Martlet/Lightweight multirole missile

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iDjvc2r02V4 (Thales) 3rd July 2019 Thales proves its Lightweight Multirole Missile's precision strike capability in protecting vital assets and service crew at sea by defeating naval threats at recent firings trials. Thales LMM brochure (PDF) : https://t.co/qDKiVHNt8z
by SKB
14 Jul 2019, 03:49
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: AW159 Wildcat Helicopter (RN & AAC)
Replies: 308
Views: 25770
Location: England

Re: AW159 Wildcat Helicopter (RN & AAC)


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by SKB
13 Jul 2019, 18:41
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 1124
Views: 76707
Location: England

Re: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN) [News Only]

Ironic that we have an east of Suez base again, but nothing to put in it.
by SKB
13 Jul 2019, 15:34
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 23 Frigate (Duke Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 685
Views: 51444
Location: England

Re: Type 23 Frigate (Duke Class) (RN) [News Only]

Why the Artisan 3D radar be inclined in the beginning of the movie? It resumes normal position later in the movie... Another angle of HMS Kent. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fR99kJSTzPQ (ships, planes and gaming) 12th July 2019 0:22 - 0:50 ^ Artisan is a 3D radar that can pivot. It may be 'saluti...
by SKB
13 Jul 2019, 12:43
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: River Class (OPV) (RN)
Replies: 2769
Views: 141933
Location: England

Re: River Class (OPV) (RN)



Another angle.


(ships, planes and gaming) 13th July 2019
by SKB
13 Jul 2019, 02:12
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Current & Future Escorts - General Discussion
Replies: 9806
Views: 418786
Location: England

Re: Current & Future Escorts - General Discussion

Repulse wrote:plus another 5 Avengers

Avengers assemble! :mrgreen:
by SKB
12 Jul 2019, 14:06
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 3838
Views: 214075
Location: England

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


by SKB
12 Jul 2019, 13:15
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Merlin helicopters
Replies: 397
Views: 31167
Location: England

Re: Merlin helicopters

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uIdDpNe2wlo (Forces TV) 4th July 2019 Battling 24-hour daylight and extreme mountainous terrain, junior pilots and crew from Commando Helicopter Force are in Norway for Exercise Nordic Hammer. The region provides 846 Naval Air Squadron with tough training conditions, ...
by SKB
12 Jul 2019, 13:08
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 4147
Views: 213957
Location: England

Re: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pytiRyIWlck (Forces TV) 11th July 2019 Four of the RAF’s new F-35B jets have returned to the UK after a two-month exercise in Cyprus. During their time on the island, the Lightnings flew their first operational missions over Iraq and Syria. Just before they left Akrot...
by SKB
12 Jul 2019, 12:56
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 26 Frigate (City Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 3838
Views: 214075
Location: England

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

I-see-diagram.... :shock: :clap:
by SKB
11 Jul 2019, 13:26
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 1124
Views: 76707
Location: England

Re: Type 45 Destroyer (Daring Class) (RN) [News Only]


According to Navy Lookout, Dragon was on her way to the Upper Harbour Ammunition Facility (UHAF).
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