General Dynamics UK handed the FRES bid

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  1. Colin1

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    Colin, it does interest me. I'm am sorry if I offended you by the remark. It just strikes me as a little odd that countries are looking elsewhere for their military needs now. It use to be that everything was so top secret and hush hush and now it looks like we are becoming more integrated with each other. Not that the airtanker and the recon vehicle are all that top secret, depending on what you put in them. I guess the world economy has a bit to do with it. Again, I apologize if I offended you.:oops:
     
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    Hey no worries
    I wasn't offended but I did misinterpret your comment; it just seemed like a waste of ink if you weren't interested. We're cool here.
     
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    I should be a little more careful how I post.:oops: :)

    Hopefully General Dynamics will pic up BAE System's unemployed.
     
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    I think you're going to find BAE shut out of a few contracts for a while. At least that's the rumor on this side of the pond...
     
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    I've understood that a variant of ASCOD is what GD is offering. Is that so?
     
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    Correct
     
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    Do we even need one of those?
     
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    Since 1963 nearly all UK subs have been nuclear powered.
     
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    Be fair, I did say nearly all.
     
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