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Reply #750 on: October 17, 2019, 10:44:30 AM
That NEVER would've happened on board the Enterprise with Sulu driving.  >:(   Scotty maybe, but not Sulu.

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Reply #751 on: October 17, 2019, 02:04:22 PM
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Damage to USS Tripoli after striking a mine. 1991, Gulf War



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Reply #752 on: October 17, 2019, 02:25:07 PM
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Reply #753 on: October 17, 2019, 04:07:54 PM
Isn't she pretty. Are you single Darling?  :dreamer:

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Reply #754 on: October 17, 2019, 10:57:25 PM

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Reply #755 on: October 18, 2019, 08:27:05 AM
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-military-carrier-exclusive-idUSKBN1WW0KM

That is concerning, on so many levels. Maybe not for today, or tomorrow, but in 20-30 years...



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Reply #756 on: October 18, 2019, 09:15:14 AM
When the Essex class carriers were built, there was a lot of unused building capacity left over after World War I and the Great Depression.  We didn't need that much new infrastructure.  This is very troubling.

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Reply #757 on: October 18, 2019, 09:27:15 AM
The only thing I find encouraging, and the article mentioned this, that the Chinese aren't nearly up on fleet tactics surrounding supercarrier operations, not the way the West is, and especially the U.S. is. We've had decades of experience at it and I can only hope that counts for something.



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Reply #758 on: October 18, 2019, 01:56:37 PM
All you have to do is sell 'em the F-35 and we're laughing...................

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Reply #759 on: October 18, 2019, 02:01:46 PM
I doubt they'd touch those...they probably sold us most of the electronics that go into 'em  :ROFL:



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Reply #760 on: October 18, 2019, 02:12:51 PM
Yeah, you'd have to be daft to buy those.........................oh wait.................

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Reply #761 on: October 20, 2019, 07:14:56 AM
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HMS Trenchant on slipway. 1945


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Reply #762 on: October 20, 2019, 07:16:39 AM
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Reply #763 on: October 20, 2019, 07:19:32 AM
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HMS Trenchant on slipway. 1945




This is the sub that sank the Japanese heavy cruiser Ashigara

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Reply #764 on: October 20, 2019, 07:34:17 AM

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