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    Prince Philip has died at the age of 99

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    UK Project Vixen Naval Drone Project

    Original Source: https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/975455/20210303-MAvn-MEPG_Slides-FINAL-O.pdf PWAS = presistent warning and control system (?)...
  3. Grey Havoc

    Commander Seamus Ó Muiris, INS

    View: https://twitter.com/naval_service/status/1376069579957530624?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Etweet https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/a-baptism-of-fire-for-father-of-irish-navy-40246919.html
  4. Grey Havoc

    H.M.S. Speedy (P296, Speedy-class Hydrofoil)

    Ladies and Gentlemen, HMS Speedy: View: https://www.reddit.com/r/WarshipPorn/comments/lognu9/951_x_717_jetfoil_patrol_vessel_hms_speedy_p296/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Speedy_(P296) https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:HMS_Speedy_(P296)...
  5. Grey Havoc

    British amphibious tanks

    View: https://youtu.be/tkkFm4b3yOI https://tanks-encyclopedia.com/tog-amphibian/ (Note: the D.N.L.E. should not be confused with the Admiralty's Department of the Director of Naval Equipment, also known as the Directorate of Naval Equipment.)...
  6. Grey Havoc

    Naval Amphibious Craft Tracked eXperimental (NACT X)

    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_F_ZjytDqqE
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    Airspeed jet-propelled float seaplane.

    Fighter project, 1943 The Airspeed firm suggested to the Admiralty the transformation of the radio-controlled flying-boat target aircraft AS-37 into a scaled-up jet fighter, powered by one de Havilland Halford H.1 centrifugal-flow turbojet with 1,225 kgf static thrust in the forward area of the...
  8. Grey Havoc

    Dunkirk - 80th Anniversary

    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/06/02/captain-sir-robin-knox-johnston-royal-naval-association-have/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dunkirk_evacuation
  9. Grey Havoc

    Norwegian Campaign (naval element)

    Meant to add 'Operation Wilfred' as a tag as well but ran into the limit.
  10. Grey Havoc

    Type 4X Destroyer

  11. 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/
  12. Grey Havoc

    Future Littoral Strike Ship (FLSS)

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    1943 British Battleship Aircraft Carrier Concept

    Apologies if this has been shown before but I was unable to find a previous topic. This was shown recently on the WarshipPorn website and is a scan from 1943 Popular Mechanics. The artist was George Davis. Please feel free to delete this post if it is a duplicate.
  14. Grey Havoc

    HMS Thunderchild

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    Time Ball

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    Admiralty 1920's 'Hornet' guided ground to air missile system

    Indeed, despite the Admiralty’s efforts to ridicule Trenchard’s claims, they were very worried about what the torpedo-bomber might mean for the future of their capital ships. During the 1920s they would go to great lengths to improve air defence, including, with the Hornet programme, an attempt...
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    Fisher's 1882 'battlecruiser'

    In the thread here https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/alltheworldsbattlecruisers/jacky-fisher-s-1882-battle-cruisers-hms-nonsuch-an-t8794.html John talks about a design suggested by Fisher for an fats all big gun ship. Fisher’s first project was what he considered an essential upgrade to his own...
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    By the light of Green Flax, what happens next

    Assuming the RN does select Green Flax aka Thunderbird II instead of Sea slug for the County class Destroyers, the early obsolescence of the ships is no longer a given. In that light, what happens to the Type 82 Destroyer design process? Does this simply become a 'all-GT' version of the County...
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    RN warship 2050: project Startpoint

    http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-34077719 :)
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    Really old secret projects (1800s and earlier)

    Thinking that we need a thread for all old (pre-1880s?) projects. Came across HMS Duke of Kent design for a four-deck ship of the line on Reddit. c1809. Never built. Original source http://collections.rmg.co.uk/