I don't disagree.Is it?
That’s possibly why we send training teams. Why these platforms come with a full collection of spares, tools, training systems and so forth, To enable the capability to be employed, not just photo-graphed.
Supplied kit needs support, be it parts and spares or knowledge.
It's the photo that government thumps their chest with and the opposition play games with.
The war has gone long enough for both sides of our government to wear the government and opposition hat.
Post 2907 was not one so much of despair, but rather one of opportunity.
The defence Sales catalogue was a good example of opportunity.
I'm sure there's more in a warehouse somewhere or manufacturing opportunity that could be ramped up and supported.
I think there is a lot of civilian support that could be supplied as well.
Just a thought