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  1. Grey Havoc

    G.S.O.R. 1008.

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3LRdmSgUDaQ Looks like the requirement was for a heavily protected defence orientated tank, employing ambush tactics (similar in a number of respects to the S-Tank), for use by the British Army On the Rhine (BAOR). IIRC, default NATO strategy in the event...
  2. Grey Havoc

    Royal Navy XLUUV program (Manta-class drone submarine)

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/hisutton/2020/03/05/royal-navy-to-get-first-large-autonomous-submarine/#338120f1f0b6 https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/manta-the-royal-navy-gets-its-first-extra-large-autonomous-submarine/
  3. Grey Havoc

    Future Littoral Strike Ship (FLSS)

  4. Grey Havoc

    CarbSAR ultra low cost radar satellite (United Kingdom)

    ORIGINAL CAPTION: The CarbSAR concept could fly as a demonstration in 2021 https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47787598 From earlier this year: https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-47030052 https://www.sstl.co.uk/ https://oxford.space/
  5. covert_shores

    RN warship 2050: project Startpoint

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34077719 :)
  6. uk 75

    Saunders Roe Hovercraft Aircraft Carrier

    On page 241 of "The Decline of British Seapower" by Desmond Wettern, the then Minister of Aviation (Julian Amery) told a Business Dinner on 9 September 1964 that the Government were considering building an ocean-going "hovership" for the RN. His Ministry and the MOD would make preliminary...