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  1. Thread: World Events

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    World Events

    Once again US and UN impotence has come to the forefront in the Myanamar situation.

    China and Russia continue to point out and use their power and influence for nefarious purposes.

    The US and...
  2. Thread: UK Drawdown?

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    Exeter Sea Swap now manned by Edinburgs returning...

    Exeter Sea Swap now manned by Edinburgs returning crew.
    Glouster Refit till Dec 2007
    Liverpool Post-refit/ Training
    Manchester Post-refit/Training
    Nottingham Training
    York Post-deployed...
  3. Thread: UK Drawdown?

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    Heres an intersting development I hadnt been...

    Heres an intersting development I hadnt been aware of. Its great to see the officioal RN site greatly updated since my last visit.:

    Royal Navy

    News : HMS Edinburgh : Type 42 Destroyers :...
  4. Thread: UK Drawdown?

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    I wrote a small piece dealing with RN...

    I wrote a small piece dealing with RN commiitments, operational considerations and assets almost two years ago now. It is somehat dated now of course and Im sure some will find flaws in it....
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    Interesting to note that LSD's are mentioned...

    Interesting to note that LSD's are mentioned specifically in the news article posted below..

    The plan until now has been to keep amphibious ships(or for that matter CGs and DDGs) far from shore...
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    Personally I almost always start a new thread as...

    Personally I almost always start a new thread as up-to-date information becomes available.

    Until then this IMHO is a useful thread.

    As for:

    "What is a Littoral Strike Group in your mind?"
    ...
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    Not really. Even before WWII the "normal" way...

    Not really.

    Even before WWII the "normal" way to get naval aircraft on and off carriers was to fly them not crane them.

    Even when the USN "ferried" Army airforce aircraft while they were...
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    "immediately descend into discussing the arcane...

    "immediately descend into discussing the arcane technical details of possible GFS ships."

    First of all the discussion was none of the above.

    Second you cant discuss GFS w/o discussing ships...
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    Of course aircraft can and have been craned...

    Of course aircraft can and have been craned aboard.

    They key word here is "normal".

    And aircraft are not normally craned aboard ship.
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    I get a "chuckle" out of ignorant, arrogant...

    I get a "chuckle" out of ignorant, arrogant newbie posters who have nothing to add but unfounded, unwarranted and unprovoked comments of derision about a thread.

    In other words a "troll".

    This...
  11. Thread: Naval Aviation

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    Naval Aviation

    My prediction: the USN will bail on JSF.

    Boeing Offers Additional F/A-18 Sale to U.S. Navy

    By JOHN T. BENNETT


    Boeing is floating a proposal to sell the U.S. Navy more F/A-18E/F Super...
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    "During normal circumstances however, using...

    "During normal circumstances however, using cranes to lift aircraft on and off of carriers is probably the main method."

    Say what?

    LOL Ive read some goofy things here.

    But this one has...
  13. Thread: NATO Co-op

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    NATO Co-op

    This will surely tick Russia off.

    Watch for more denunciations of the US. As we all know this too is Americas fault.

    But wait its not is it?

    Of course not the Europeans are running scared...
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    USN loses PR war....

    yet again. LOL

    More on this subject from the April issue of USNIs Proceedings later.

    Air Force, Marine officials meet on critical warfighting issues
    US Air Force | Apr 17, 2007

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  15. Thread: UK Drawdown?

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    UK Drawdown?

    Nothing really new here as its been speculated on before but it will be interesting to see the fall-out from this most recent of news stories.:


    3.8bn carriers contract on hold until after...
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    Thanks Kato. Im pretty sure thats the info I...

    Thanks Kato.

    Im pretty sure thats the info I was referring to.
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    Thanks Kato. I used to have a handy...

    Thanks Kato.

    I used to have a handy explanation on displacement definitions but I cant locate it.

    Do you or does anybody else have anything in the way of documentation or sources?

    Thanks....
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    Length : 78.5m Speed: >25 knots sprint Range:...

    Length : 78.5m
    Speed: >25 knots sprint
    Range: 6,000nm
    Deadweight: 320 tonnes
    Mission Deck: 540m2
    Flight Deck: MRH-90
    Accom: 43 personnel

    Deadweight displacement is different from full load.
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    WAVY TV 10 - News, Weather, Traffic, Sports for...

    WAVY TV 10 - News, Weather, Traffic, Sports for Hampton Roads, Virginia - North Eastern North Carolina - USS Carter Hall deploys to the Middle East with mixed emotions from those ashore
    April...
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    "I personally think you need numbers and...

    "I personally think you need numbers and persistence, and you need it at a price you can afford to pay for years."

    Alot(Most?) of people "think" this but its proving more and more difficult to...
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