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  1. "Sadly I fear these two carriers may turn out to...

    "Sadly I fear these two carriers may turn out to be the most expensive white elephants in MOD history".

    A very good chance of that!

    Underutilised and not properly supported.

    It's like our...
  2. Well yes, just my rose tinted glasses version of...

    Well yes, just my rose tinted glasses version of what's possible if properly funded...

    You can't really compare the fleet air arm of the 1970's with today, they spent the last 10 years of fast jet...
  3. I'm not so sure about cats and traps, they are a...

    I'm not so sure about cats and traps, they are a great option for a country like the US, who can afford to have a lot of fleet carriers and multiple air wings cycling in and out of operations and...
  4. It's the age old issue of zero accountability Gil...

    It's the age old issue of zero accountability Gil in a bloated civil service, unfit for the task and successive governments ordering equipment to appease constituencies and prop up arms companies......
  5. Well, carrier strike was always a ticking time...

    Well, carrier strike was always a ticking time bomb regarding funding and while they might have been able to fudge the costs during construction, now they are being worked up, the costs must be...
  6. Great to see the Royal Navy getting back into the...

    Great to see the Royal Navy getting back into the swing of big flat top operations, seeing two 72,000 ton carriers in RN sevice makes me proud to be British....

    They make Ark and Eagle look small!
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