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Recent content by Weinie

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    Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ

    Yeah, to me it is sticker shock, compounded by the Rolls Royce cost of maintenance.
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    Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ

    Probably not. I have already updated my mantra to "Freedom 75". Do I need to add 10 years?
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    Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ

    I know that many with far more knowledge than I have posted about costing for the CSC. I am a long-time CAF member, and believe that we should get the best equipment possible for our folks. But my mind boggles at the thought that each of these ships will cost us in excess of $5 billion.
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    V-Adm Art McDonald new Canadian CDS (Jan-Feb 2021)

    CoC was supposed to be held on Friday. Based on recent events, including the cancelled posting to Naples, LGen Coates is still Comd CJOC. Hang tight for the next GOFO msg (and then the one after that when displeased GOFO's vote with their feet)
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    General Vance - Inappropriate conduct?

    The plot thinnens..............
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    I see what you did there.........hah. I am a little distressed at your suggestion that infantry needs any cover.
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    All things Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

    And we won't, because we are the CAF, and we know better. Sigh.
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    General Vance - Inappropriate conduct?

    As I will never ever reach/aspire to those lofty heights, I am reasonably assured that I will get a pay raise. My point, not articulated, was that we seem to be regressing back into that period, merited or not, where scrutiny of the CAF becomes the de rigueur. Having lived through that for...
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    You can sleep 10 squaddies in there. Struth.
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    General Vance - Inappropriate conduct?

    Glad I am retiring soon.
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    All pigs are equal but some pigs are more equal than others. ;)
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    Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS

    Berths......pffft. You can sleep at least a battalion of Pongos on the decks on all levels. Bivvy bags for all. Cookie might be a little overworked.........unless IMP's.
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    V-Adm Art McDonald new Canadian CDS (Jan-Feb 2021)

    At this juncture, everything is up in the air. The games, and the behind the scenes Machiavellian activities, have already begun.
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    V-Adm Art McDonald new Canadian CDS (Jan-Feb 2021)

    OMFG. Glad I am not doing "issues management" anymore.
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