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    Default Re: Royal Navy and Lobster Pots

    Quote Originally Posted by Daydream believer View Post
    However, as we have no proper long range radar surveillance system other than helicopters with limited air time the ship is vunerable to missile attack. It does not have any catapults so it cannot carry long range surveillance aircraft. It really has little more than line of sight radar.
    Err any air breathing surveillance system is going to be limited in its air time.


    Quote Originally Posted by Daydream believer View Post
    The Russians have already found out how to jam our intership communication & defence systems so the carrier will be dead easy to knock out.
    Simply wrong, if you actually had any knowledge in this particular area you would not be posting it here.

    Quote Originally Posted by Daydream believer View Post
    It does not have any inbuilt missile defence & early warning system suitable for warning of much beyond the horizon
    Which of course is why one doesn't deploy carriers on their own (btw Helos are aircraft)

    Quote Originally Posted by Daydream believer View Post
    other than aircraft- of which there are none.
    Now you are really looking like a Daily Mail reader

    Quote Originally Posted by Daydream believer View Post
    Even when it does have them their range is limited due to the fact that the jump jet capabilities limit the weapon carrying ability & they are poor in dogfight scenarios.
    Simply wrong again, if you actually had any knowledge in this particular area you would not be posting it here. Dogfighting! delete "Daily Mail" insert "Victor comic" as your reference point.

    Quote Originally Posted by Daydream believer View Post
    Why on earth did we scrap the Harrier so soon?
    Because it was expensive, outdated and incredibly vulnerable to current (let alone emerging) threats. After 40 year's service (30 years for SHAR) is hardly soon.
    Last edited by Elecglitch; 24-04-18 at 10:58.

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    Default Re: Royal Navy and Lobster Pots

    Quote Originally Posted by mobeydick View Post
    3 slight errors there:
    Firsty they said they welded the block, then welded some additional support to the block. Still seems a bit makeshift
    Secondly I wrote that the thrust block FASTENINGS were undersized
    Finally, if the seal is not installed correctly, the blade is not installed correctly.
    You also wrote :-
    "and undersized thrust block"
    We could argue further but perhaps one should draw a line under that one if you agree
    It is all down to the fact that my wife does not understand me !!

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