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    Navy_Pete replied to the thread US Navy Woes.
    We do a lot of system level ISSC, but would still add on another layer of duplication and cost to have the same kind of support outside...
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    I agree with that part; we're really good at tying the white paper of the day to capabilities and laying out the funding, and think the...
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    I would disagree with that; generally when we do a physical survey the actual material state is worse than the poor condition we...
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    Navy_Pete replied to the thread US Navy Woes.
    Alongside = doing maintenance. Even outside of SWPs, unless it's a weekend you will never not have at least someone come on board for...
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    Thanks! Was a bit fuzzy on the specifics after a few years. Those ground fault trips were nuts, there was an intermittent one on ATH...
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    Navy_Pete reacted to Grimey's post in the thread New Canadian Shipbuilding Strategy with Like Like.
    Not quite true. The knob (really a glorified reostat) on the LOP provided an analogue signal to the servo stepping motor directly above...
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    Navy_Pete replied to the thread US Navy Woes.
    We can't afford another FMF, and most of the ship's crews aren't Francophones anyway. Most Francos I know had fun on VdQ at some point...
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    There are a series of tug boat races in various spots that get up to blistering speeds like 8, and maybe even 9 knots.... pretty funny...
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    It was pretty funny to be in the MCR when we were doing it on the 280s; they had these stupid little joysticks that would snap off at...
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    'Full power' is a bit of a moving target and completely depends on the environmental conditions. There are a bunch of limiting...
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    Navy_Pete replied to the thread New GG Announced.
    I think this is my favourite outake from one of the CBC stories; "Quebec political journalist Michel C. Auger recalled in a Facebook...
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    Experience maybe, given that they are icebreaking? Not sure if the trend of them doing ride alongs with CCG will continue, but with the...
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    lol, I flashed back to tasting that protein fart fog while writing that comment. Can confirm it's as gross as it sounds.
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    Repairing hull welds can be fun; there is always at least some x ray inspections on top of the normal non destructive testing. Usually...
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    I've got to say that's completely reasonable. Especially when a lot of people get on a heavy lifting kick and are really hitting the gym...
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