There will always be an England in the US Navy

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  1. syscom3

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    Interesting stuff syscom. I agree that it is likely that it will never be equalled.
     
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    Great info!!

    Does Iran have at least 6 subs? :evil4:
     
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    Right now they have 6 subs. 3 SSI's and 3 SSK's of the Kilo Type 877 class. That sounds like good decent ASW training for us does it not! :lol:

    I was researching the Iran Navy the other day and I saw that they have 2 Destroyers (those are the largest war ships they have) and one of them is the former DD-692 Allen M. Sumner. We sold it to them in the 1970s. The interesting thing though is that it was commissioned in 1944.

     
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    They are buying some more Kilo class submarines off the Russians, are they not?
     
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    Would not surprise me.
     
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    Nice thought, but taking out the Iran subs, would well make a very messy situation. Now letting the 688s harss them so they stay in port, that might be fun ;)

    Or maybe some depth carches fall off an aircraft or ship, it could be a trainning accident :)
     
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    My P-3s will eat em for lunch!!! :evil4:
     
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    No sinking them would be more fun.
     
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    So the P-3s, come in and try to kill the subs, while the Iranian Mig-29s or ground stations blast the P-3s out of the air!! ;) that would stir up a bloody hornets nest ;) would give your pilots combat hours.

    Question, for you all, what Plane is now in my Sig?
     
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    We can sink them when their crews are praying to allah during one of the five daily times.
     
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    While I am not convinced that a ships operations would come to a total halt for prayers if you can find them, while not getting caught your self, have at it!

    CC> what is so bad about my Do-18? I like Seaplanes as much as I do B-24s. Hear is an Idea, hunt the subs with WWII aircraft, like the Liberator ;)
     
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    I like the Do-18. I happen to like all the Sea Planes that Dornier made, they looked really neat and were not bad performers.
     
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    Yes Adler, they did have some good ones. The do-18 seems to be the weak link, it never realy was able to perform like the Wal. I am looking for the number of passangers it could hold, but not finding that to much. ;)

    The Do-24 is also nice, like the three engines.
     
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