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    Yes the A400 has been undergoing trials for the...

    Yes the A400 has been undergoing trials for the last four years for Parachuting conversion. A good friend who spent the last 5 years of his 22 in The Parachute Regiment, was at RAF Brize Norton...
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    My great concern is this...............It is the...

    My great concern is this...............It is the BEST short take off and landing aircraft ever made for the payload it was expected to carry in Alberts tummy. What will replace it, certainly not the...
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    SAD DAYS AHEAD FOR " FAT ALBERT"

    Well they have only gone and done it at the British Ministry of Defence. After spending millions of pounds extending the Hercules airframe to a newly recoded C130-J at Marshalls Aerospace at...
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    Muffet,...

    Muffet,
    ......................................and there I was thinking I was going to be reading all about Bill Clinton :lol:
  5. Sticky: Hi Matt, Parker Hale M85 rifle Serial number:...

    Hi Matt,

    Parker Hale M85 rifle Serial number: 00340F was completed on the 17th January 1990 according to PH Ledger entry 313. There was NO scope fitted, it was fitted with GREEN NATO McMillan one...
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    So sad to see the racism kicking off again as the...

    So sad to see the racism kicking off again as the three lads who missed their penalties were black.
    Colour does not come into ANYTHING, they did their best and ALL games sadly are full of luck, and...
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    Ironically having started and formed GRAVEWATCH...

    Ironically having started and formed GRAVEWATCH over 30 years ago caring for all Parachute Regiment graves all over the world, I was asked to try and investigate the possibility of recovering all 250...
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    See England FA have been fined because some idiot...

    See England FA have been fined because some idiot apparently shone a laser into the eyes of the Danish Goalkeeper just before the penalty was taken.
    One has to assume they didn't just take his word...
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    MOUNTAIN GUN BOER WAR 2.5"

    These were no easy pull up South African mountains during the Boer War and conflicts around that time.
    Old photo of British soldiers fixing bayonets during the Boer War.
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    ENGLAND V ITALY

    Ovidio and our Italian members,

    Good luck on Sunday at Wembley Stadium in London where both teams face up at the European Football finals 2021.
    After everything we have all endured, its great to...
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    Cinders, they would never fire that at boats with...

    Cinders, they would never fire that at boats with deadly heavily armed smugglers, killers and kidnappers on board its surely against Human Rights :lol:
  12. Thread: MIA

    by Gil Boyd
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    Cinders, When you up date the alarm replace the...

    Cinders,
    When you up date the alarm replace the current PIR's with PET IMMUNE PIR's, as long as the cats not the size of a medium sized dog you can set the alarm and leave him/her to roam where it...
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    COVID is of course a strain of the flu variant....

    COVID is of course a strain of the flu variant. This is in the same strain as that to the Spanish Flu that killed.
    The 1918 Spanish influenza lasted from 1918 to 1920 and consisted of four waves.
    ...
  14. Thread: Real or Fake?

    by Gil Boyd
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    Fake?! Jim, Old ground but wasn't that image on the...

    Jim,
    Old ground but wasn't that image on the right the tunnel lads option in WW1???:lol:
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    For some reason we, the Brits, are being blamed...

    For some reason we, the Brits, are being blamed for the Indian Variant circulating.
    The answer is in the name, it came from India Angela Merkel.............its no good asking ALL European countries...
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    Yes recieved................. images on their way back to you.

    My issue Enforcer had the extra, of machine carved non slip done on the wrist and the foregrip by Moon's then in Kent, who used to...
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    Steve,
    Mine will be coming up for sale soon as I cull my collection somewhat. It was my issue rifle.
    Can send some pics if interested, and not that expensive I can assure you. Just let my L42 go to...
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    I will always remember my son saying, who is an...

    I will always remember my son saying, who is an Army Medic with lots of experience fighting Ebola in Sierra Leonne, when Astra Zenica were blamed for all the blood clots following the first...
  19. Sticky: Going up in value everyday.............get them...

    Going up in value everyday.............get them soon as many are now travelling to far off shores.
    One tip, try to get as much to match as possible, as this will pay off in the end. :lol:
  20. Sticky: Hi Simon, 208- Manchester Police 14th May 1974...

    Hi Simon,

    208- Manchester Police 14th May 1974
    275 - Liverpool Police 14th May 1974
    280 - Kent Police 14th June 1974
    373 - Manchester Police 29th March 1975

    Gil
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    You imagine having to wear one for a whole 12...

    You imagine having to wear one for a whole 12 hour shift in hospitals currently!
    Scars on staff faces caused by the masks and sweating that will take time to heal
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    Steve, I don't think thats unique to the States,...

    Steve,
    I don't think thats unique to the States, same across the pond. Lets hope you NEVER see the Delta variant imported from India, otherwise you will see a sharp slide back to where things were...
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    5.56 was a ruthless round on that attack!!

    5.56 was a ruthless round on that attack!!
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    Sadly that sort of spread is not uncommon. ...

    Sadly that sort of spread is not uncommon.
    Bayonets are like bipods, any additional weight at the front end stops a "floating" barrel from doing its job, and one has to expect these types of...
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    Well....................we have Saddam Husseins...

    Well....................we have Saddam Husseins actual AK47 rifle on display in our museum at the Imperial War Museum Duxford in the weapons cabinet taken by The Parachute Regiment in Iraq. His...
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