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US Amphibious Logistics

As a contrast, it is interesting to see US amphibious logistics capabilities and if you thought the UK has some impressive systems the US puts them, mostly, to shame, as of course, one might imagine. The underlying trend, led by…

The British Are Coming

From Fort Bragg. The British are coming! Capt. Joseph Bush, 82nd Airborne Division Artillery FORT BRAGG, N.C. — The British are coming! The British are coming! One if by land, two if by sea, three if by air? On Dec.…

Beating the Cousins at their Own Game

(April 7, 2014) Royal Air Force Flight Lieutenant Ian Tuff, assigned to the Pro’s Nest of Patrol Squadron (VP) 30, tracks a submarine from a P-8A Poseidon during Fleet Challenge 2014. The allied crew won the annual anti-submarine warfare competition, which put seven of the Navy’s best aircrews against each other in a simulator scenario and flight operations locating and tracking a submarine.
This is a great story Fleet Challenge 2014 wrapped up its annual anti-submarine warfare competition April 10 at Naval Air Station Jacksonville. This year’s winners were the allied P-8A Poseidon aircrew from the Pro’s Nest of Patrol Squadron (VP) 30, followed…

Operation Commando Rattlesnake

Phil Hammond Ministry of Defence
Whilst Phil Hammond has been in the US this week playing up UK defence and trying to convince everyone in Washington that the UK is not some ‘liberal’ paradise with gay marriage and mothers day friendly armed forces but indeed a…