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by jonas
24 May 2024, 08:34
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 23 Frigate (Duke Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 1025
Views: 456736
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Re: Type 23 Frigate (Duke Class) (RN) [News Only]

Jdam wrote: 22 May 2024, 15:02 HMS Somerset has engine issues. :|
Thanks for that.
by jonas
22 May 2024, 14:16
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 23 Frigate (Duke Class) (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 1025
Views: 456736
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Re: Type 23 Frigate (Duke Class) (RN) [News Only]

In regards to our one and only NSM fitted ship, HMS Somerset. Does anyone know her whereabouts at the moment. One would have thought that at least some news of her conducting trials with the system would have surfaced. Instead we have a deafening silence ?
by jonas
13 May 2024, 14:33
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Multi-Role Support Ships (MRSS)
Replies: 382
Views: 31952
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Re: Multi-Role Support Ships (MRSS)

Gabriele Molinelli @Gabriel64869839 · 17h So. The Secretary for Defence prepared for this by touring Govan and Faslane this week. He'll be speaking on tuesday 14th and it might be interesting since news on shipbuilding have been teased. In particular, we were told to await news on Multi Role Support...
by jonas
25 Mar 2024, 15:03
Forum: UK Defence & Aerospace Industry
Topic: UK Defence & Aerospace Industry - News & Discussion
Replies: 99
Views: 15582
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Re: UK Defence & Aerospace Industry - News & Discussion

Britten-Norman. Nice to see aircraft work being brought back home, and seemingly making a success. :- Click on photo full story.

https://britten-norman.com/uk-productio ... en-norman/
by jonas
07 Mar 2024, 14:06
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: General UK Defence Discussion
Replies: 1970
Views: 287169
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Re: General UK Defence Discussion

Another UK footprint in the Gulf :-

https://www.raf.mod.uk/news/articles/he ... -air-base/
by jonas
22 Feb 2024, 08:29
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: New Medium Helicopter [NMH] - (RAF & AAC)
Replies: 500
Views: 70976
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Re: New Medium Helicopter [NMH] - (RAF & AAC)

Latest from Gabriele on twitter :-

Gabriele Molinelli
@Gabriel64869839
New Medium Helicopter kick off "i hope before the end of the month", James Cartlidge MP, Minister for Defence Procurement, just said.
4:02 PM · Feb 21, 2024
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by jonas
13 Feb 2024, 14:02
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Project Crowsnest (RN)
Replies: 220
Views: 87790
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Re: Project Crowsnest (RN)

by jonas
29 Aug 2023, 11:02
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RAF Lakenheath upgrades
Replies: 0
Views: 2188
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RAF Lakenheath upgrades

This seems to be a major programme, and is going to be controversial to say the least.

https://fas.org/publication/increasing- ... o-uk-soil/
by jonas
29 Aug 2023, 10:51
Forum: UK Defence & Aerospace Industry
Topic: Sheffield Forgemasters
Replies: 14
Views: 2576
United Kingdom

Re: Sheffield Forgemasters

Progress report on new forge site :-

https://www.sheffieldforgemasters.com/n ... new-forge/
by jonas
26 Jul 2023, 14:41
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: New Medium Helicopter [NMH] - (RAF & AAC)
Replies: 500
Views: 70976
United Kingdom

Re: New Medium Helicopter [NMH] - (RAF & AAC)

Tempest414 wrote: 26 Jul 2023, 12:33
mrclark303 wrote: 26 Jul 2023, 00:29
jonas wrote: 25 Jul 2023, 15:24 Less speculation, now a little fact :-

https://helihub.com/2023/07/24/no-chang ... uirements/
I'll believe it when l see it....
The Key words here are UP TO 44 this means it could be as low as said 25
It also means it could be as high as said 44.
by jonas
03 Jul 2023, 10:32
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: RN anti-ship missiles
Replies: 1030
Views: 275449
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Re: RN anti-ship missiles

Is someone actually pulling their fingers out :-

https://www.theyworkforyou.com/wrans/?i ... g191014.q0
by jonas
14 Jun 2023, 09:53
Forum: UK Defence & Aerospace Industry
Topic: Rolls Royce Holdings plc
Replies: 42
Views: 6826
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Re: Rolls Royce Holdings plc

More expansion at Rolls Royce Derby :-

https://www.rolls-royce.com/media/our-s ... derby.aspx
by jonas
09 Jun 2023, 10:48
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 83 Destroyer (RN) [News Only]
Replies: 324
Views: 184365
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Re: Type 83 Destroyer (RN) [News Only]

Bit more info :- T83 and FAD system

https://www.navylookout.com/options-for ... destroyer/
by jonas
17 May 2023, 14:56
Forum: UK Defence & Aerospace Industry
Topic: BAE Systems plc
Replies: 191
Views: 22436
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Re: BAE Systems plc

by jonas
17 May 2023, 14:43
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]
Replies: 8555
Views: 2313504
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Re: Type 31 Frigate (Inspiration Class) [News Only]

Some of the posts on here, seem to suggest a rush to criticise the article having just skimmed through it. We don't even know yet what missiles are going to be fitted in the T26 silos, so already rubbishing the T31 fit is unfair to say the least. For all the bleating that has been aimed at T31 for a...
by jonas
20 Apr 2023, 08:43
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Jackal drone
Replies: 4
Views: 1759
United Kingdom

Re: Jackal drone

Shows what can be done if necessary :-

https://www.thalesgroup.com/en/worldwid ... air-combat