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Roll up, Roll up, the great British autumn military sale

Old 19th Sep 2021, 21:45
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Roll up, Roll up, the great British autumn military sale

Helicopters we have them, Puma, Gazelle… Fixed wing, 146, Islanders, AWACS, Hercs……Ships Galore, Guns Galore, Vehicles Galore..

view the brochure of what can be yours..

https://assets.publishing.service.go...chure_2021.pdf


Tiffie disposal too

https://eurasiantimes.com/why-eurofi...yal-air-force/
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Old 19th Sep 2021, 22:27
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The brochure lists "crowd control" as a selling point of the Sig Sauer 9mm pistol. Pitched to one of the target audiences, I suppose, but still jarring to see in a UK Government publication!
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How about the Puma and it’s casual-ty and re-sponse roles…

not a great selling point to list for the 146

It can carry many of its own spares, allowing it to operate for long periods away from base, with little or no external support.
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Time too stock up on a few basic items!
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Wonder how my neighbours would feel about living next door to a Sentry... actually with our gardens measuring approx. 12' x 60', it would take up all eight plots wingless - but what a cool patio umbrella!

Edit: Disappointed - an E-3 would stretch well beyond my furthest neighbour's garden and obstruct the garages for the adjacent block of flats. Can't go the other way as it would involve the demolition of at least four maisonettes. Curses...

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Navy losing more ships

2 Forts - - but no replacement yet on order
Argus - no replacement on order
F23 Duke - replacements on order
One Sandown - no replacements
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Looking at the glossy brochure with its sale of expensive (to procure) assets being sold off (relatively) cheaply I can’t help but wonder that much (most) of it would be quite useful. HMS Scimitar and Sabre could be doing sterling work in the Channel with the immigrant boats and the C130Js, which did more tasking in Afghanistan than the A400M during the recent evacuations (the latter’s operating envelope is quite stretched at high airfield altitudes, no reversing possible at Kabul for eg, something of a joke for a ‘tactical’ ac).
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Some interesting stuff on sale:
https://www.mod-sales.com/direct/veh...Chevrolet_.htm
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The MOD, purveyor of unairworthy aircraft to the trade, like some latter day Arthur Daley. My advice to prospective bidders? Caveat Emptor!
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Presumably the Chevy has to go as its 5.7L V8 makes its carbon footprint rather at odds with the MOD’s intention to become carbon-neutral...?!
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Its when they put suff like this in the description

This unit is the cutting edge of military off road recovery technology, with extremely limited use (Just over 9000miles) in excellent condition, available for a fraction of the procurement cost.

https://www.mod-sales.com/direct/veh...45_32.430_.htm
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Afterpay available?

Or cash only and no personal cheque’s?
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Old 21st Sep 2021, 09:01
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Originally Posted by Easy Street View Post
The brochure lists "crowd control" as a selling point of the Sig Sauer 9mm pistol. Pitched to one of the target audiences, I suppose, but still jarring to see in a UK Government publication!

It would appear Inews reads PPRuNe, i cannot see them picking it up themselves.

https://inews.co.uk/news/ministry-de...s-fair-1208365
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Will swap for Natural Gas.............
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