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This is a discussion on odds and sods within the Navy & Maritime forum, part of the Global Defense & Military category; Originally Posted by gf0012-aust holy moly (or holey moly) Cargo Ship Collision Caught on Video – gCaptain I can think ...


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Old March 31st, 2017   #16
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I can think of several other four letter words that would have been going through my mind. Yikes...
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interesting op-ed from CIMSEC

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The nominee for Air Force Secretary backs the F-35, stating that the F15 / 16 / 18 aircraft lacked the F-35 stealth capabilities.
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The Air Force secretary nominee on Thursday all but canceled out President Trump’s previous threats to replace the Lockheed Martin-made F-35 with Boeing’s F/A-18 Super Hornet, saying the Boeing jet didn’t have a needed stealth capability.
Former Rep. Heather Wilson (R-N.M.) told the Senate Armed Services Committee she believed that the Air Force could not give F-18 fighter jets the same stealth capabilities the F-35 already holds.
“I don’t think you can do [that] with an F-18 or an F-15 or an F-16, to give it stealth capability retroactively,” she told lawmakers during her nomination hearing.
Air Force secretary nominee backs stealth of F-35 jets
Of course there are other capabilities that the F-35 has that none of the teen series of aircraft have or are intended to have.
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Breaking Defense also has a piece on the new JSF chief, a naval guy. Perhaps he will prevent any scaling back of F-35Cs in favour of excess SHs. As for the ASHs, are new enhanced engines even close to being ready?

http://breakingdefense.com/2017/03/a...d-for-c-model/

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woops, and so much for redundant systems.....

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Stumbled across this image on twitter this afternoon.
I believe that is the Deutsche Marine Frankenthal-class mine hunter Grömitz when she ran aground in 2007

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Stumbled across this image on twitter this afternoon.
I believe that is the Deutsche Marine Frankenthal-class mine hunter Grömitz when she ran aground in 2007
Bugger. Methinks that might be a career killer.
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This could go in several places, but somehow 'odds and sods' seems best.

Think I might just see this https://youtu.be/T7O7BtBnsG4

All the beach scenes were shot on location.

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This could go in several places, but somehow 'odds and sods' seems best.

Think I might just see this https://youtu.be/T7O7BtBnsG4

All the beach scenes were shot on location.
Yep, should be seen in an IMAX theatre if available.
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