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by seaspear
21 Nov 2021, 01:10
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 5557
Views: 1516804
Australia

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

This earlier article states there were investigations of a dedicated landing spot for the f35b on the French carrier, there is more likely trials of an f35b would include aircraft from the U.S.N marines than the U.K as per the Cavour https://ukdefencejournal.org.uk/new-french-carrier-could-include-f...
by seaspear
20 Nov 2021, 23:07
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 5557
Views: 1516804
Australia

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

This article suggests thrust from the nozzle is used on some landings https://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/news-and-latest-activity/news/2018/october/15/181015-f35-revolutionary-landing Im not sure if any nay operating the f35b does not have a heat-shielding arrangement on its deck certainly from this artic...
by seaspear
20 Nov 2021, 19:18
Forum: Joint Service
Topic: F-35B Lightning (RAF & RN)
Replies: 5557
Views: 1516804
Australia

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

Although integration was the theme Im fairly certain that the French aircraft carrier cannot actually host the f35b due to a lack of heat shielding,, to be fair why would they go to that expense when its not their aircraft, now if N.A.T.O was to fund this it could be of benefit tactically
by seaspear
19 Nov 2021, 01:54
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)
Replies: 2529
Views: 726833
Australia

Re: Future UK Combat Aircraft (Project Tempest)

This article suggests a navilised Tempest this could mean cats and traps to be installed lol a stovl version lol or for export hello French and Indian friends
https://www.naval-technology.com/featur ... and-traps/
by seaspear
08 Nov 2021, 18:27
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 13729
Views: 3924593
Australia

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Interesting article 7th November USNI showing recent satellite pics revealing full size mock-up model of carrier on rails and two destroyers (Burkes) in desert target range with what looks like sophisticated instrumentation, presuming for testing their sensor heads of their carrier killer ~800 nm D...
by seaspear
02 Nov 2021, 07:40
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Astute Class Attack Submarine (SSN) (RN)
Replies: 788
Views: 267983
Australia

Re: Astute Class Attack Submarine (SSN) (RN)

That estimate was for the French designed gold plated boats
by seaspear
01 Nov 2021, 22:56
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Astute Class Attack Submarine (SSN) (RN)
Replies: 788
Views: 267983
Australia

Re: Astute Class Attack Submarine (SSN) (RN)

There is some 18 months ahead of discussion and planning on the future submarine both the U.K and American shipyards for submarines are at almost full capacity, the timeline in the U.Ks submarine program seems to indicate there is no room to extend the build of an Astute-class without hindering the ...
by seaspear
30 Oct 2021, 00:09
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Eurofighter Typhoon (RAF)
Replies: 2222
Views: 657529
Australia

Re: Eurofighter Typhoon (RAF)

If there was a package it might be tempting to involve ships but ,
https://www.navalnews.com/naval-news/20 ... -frigates/
so unless Greece wanted to add an order for such to sweeten any deal .
by seaspear
26 Oct 2021, 21:30
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 13729
Views: 3924593
Australia

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Thanks for the reply but I was trying to understand if a radar system that could detect a ballistic missile but had no missiles of its own could pass such data to an escorting ship that did via a sensor network https://nationalinterest.org/blog/buzz/amazing-way-us-navy-submarines-aircraft-carriers-a...
by seaspear
25 Oct 2021, 03:38
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 1810
Views: 400279
Australia

Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

Would a version of Lynx be considered as a replacement for Ajax ?
by seaspear
21 Oct 2021, 23:17
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 1810
Views: 400279
Australia

Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

Often with hearing loss, it can only be determined by testing, vibration exposure/ injury is also complicated for testing. Is there a requirement for members of the armed forces to have a high degree of acceptable hearing,to stay in the armed forces, and are the armed forces risking a number of pers...
by seaspear
20 Oct 2021, 22:48
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 1810
Views: 400279
Australia

Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

Is it curious that members of the armed forces are able to in this report decline to be tested ?
by seaspear
10 Oct 2021, 23:38
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 13729
Views: 3924593
Australia

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

I thought to include some earlier articles pertaining to the design of the ship and some of the advantages of the ramp as some of the newer members may not be aware e.g. increased take offloads and safety particularly heavy sea states https://www.wired.co.uk/article/navy-queen-elizabeth-warship This...
by seaspear
10 Oct 2021, 00:25
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 13729
Views: 3924593
Australia

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

Rather good JMSDF video of Pacific Crown 21 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-cR35rhn5M UK MoD rushes.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2749KQZpnc The second video appears to be of an earlier event. Interesting comparing the wakes of the ships the Izumo class appears to create a lot of disturbance...
by seaspear
04 Oct 2021, 19:39
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Current & Future Escorts - General Discussion
Replies: 14546
Views: 3298999
Australia

Re: Current & Future Escorts - General Discussion

This could be a type of U.A.V that may be deployed from the mission bay bringing capabilities complementing the asw abilities of the type 26it may of course be slightly larger and heavier than present abilities to handle such craft but such an ability could be handy https://www.popularmechanics.com...
by seaspear
04 Oct 2021, 02:41
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Current & Future Escorts - General Discussion
Replies: 14546
Views: 3298999
Australia

Re: Current & Future Escorts - General Discussion

This could be a type of U.A.V that may be deployed from the mission bay bringing capabilities complementing the asw abilities of the type 26it may of course be slightly larger and heavier than present abilities to handle such craft but such an ability could be handy https://www.popularmechanics.com/...
by seaspear
22 Sep 2021, 06:07
Forum: Royal Air Force
Topic: Boeing E-7 Wedgetail (RAF)
Replies: 320
Views: 120548
Australia

Re: Boeing E-7 Wedgetail (RAF)

There is an article in here pages 23 and 24 detailing the R.A.A.Fs updates to their Wedgetails not sure how applicable to the R.A.F but could be of interest
https://asiapacificdefencereporter.com/ ... ighRes.pdf
by seaspear
20 Sep 2021, 22:31
Forum: British Army
Topic: Royal Artillery/Royal Horse Artillery future developments
Replies: 592
Views: 198379
Australia

Re: Royal Artillery/Royal Horse Artillery future developments

The use of deployable artillery to quickly counter a cruise missile is interesting but left me wondering how the sensors were arranged for said cannon to target the missile The Artillery batteries had no problem during WW2 knocking down the flying bombs the Germans sent over. Not that many got thro...
by seaspear
20 Sep 2021, 21:19
Forum: British Army
Topic: Royal Artillery/Royal Horse Artillery future developments
Replies: 592
Views: 198379
Australia

Re: Royal Artillery/Royal Horse Artillery future developments

The use of deployable artillery to quickly counter a cruise missile is interesting but left me wondering how the sensors were arranged for said cannon to target the missile
by seaspear
14 Sep 2021, 02:06
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 1810
Views: 400279
Australia

Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

I read Carew Wilks and Scott Milnes answers in the enquiry and they admitted to the whole body and hand vibration injuries I could not find in the answers the statements that these were temporary injuries, You need to look at the second half of the meeting where the Surgeon General is speaking. The...
by seaspear
13 Sep 2021, 22:52
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 1810
Views: 400279
Australia

Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

This is an article suggesting pathways for reducing vibration in tracked vehicles worth reading it also mentions British experience in doing this with the Warthog https://www.dsta.gov.sg/docs/default-source/dsta-about/reducing-vibration-in-armoured-tracked-vehicles.pdf?sfvrsn=2 This is a study of th...
by seaspear
13 Sep 2021, 12:25
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 1810
Views: 400279
Australia

Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

Have the trials from the Millbrook proving grounds for vibration on the Ajax been released, this report from June stated they were to be next month
https://www.forces.net/news/ajax-whats- ... ed-vehicle
by seaspear
13 Sep 2021, 11:57
Forum: Royal Navy
Topic: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion
Replies: 13729
Views: 3924593
Australia

Re: Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers - News and Discussion

This is possibly an interesting development that may be taken up by the R.N for the defence of task forces unmanned ships carrying automated containers that are cued to sensors of manned ships and able to address threats from much further away from the ships being protected https://www.thedrive.com/...
by seaspear
13 Sep 2021, 11:34
Forum: British Army
Topic: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)
Replies: 1810
Views: 400279
Australia

Re: Ajax Armoured Vehicles (British Army)

Avoiding vibration injuries cannot be just addressed by headsets the contact point of the vibration may be from the floor to the feet from the uninsulated seat, from contact points to the hands https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/83-110/default.html https://www.healthyworkinglives.scot/workplace-guidanc...