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    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    The RCN has done chew changes before in the Arctic as proof of concept in regards to the Kingston Class and could be easily accomplished...
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    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    The earliest presentation I saw for the ship is one dated 2011. It said: "AOPS is a naval ship but is not considered a combatant. The...
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    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    Rumour's and speculation like " I hear the senior brass were not enamored with the idea of naval icebreakers in the first place and...
  • Stoker
    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    No just pointing out that most of what you say is sheer speculation based on rumor's that you heard concerning these ships, what they'll...
  • Stoker
    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    Yes you must read a lot based on some of your "informed" opinions I see on social media. Being informed doesn't make you a naval expert...
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    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    Sure any lightly armed ship will be a "sitting duck" in a threat area unless they're well protected. I deployed to Africa twice in the...
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    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    I had a bet with a friend that your next reply would be concerning armed drones and non-state actors. Man you are predictable. You must...
  • Stoker
    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    Yes lots of that going on eh?
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    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    All ships will accrue ice in the Arctic and off Halifax if the right conditions are met, for your awareness the ice on HDW's gun was...
  • Stoker
    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    It can't reverse RAS but it can pump fuel to another ship alongside just like any other RCN vessel.
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    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    The ship is set up to do a light line transfer just aft of the bridge and any solid transfers will be done via VERTREP. It is very...
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    Stoker replied to the thread Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ship AOPS.
    68 crew and a 20 person mess for riders I do believe and that can all change due to mission.
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    Stoker reacted to Uzlu's post in the thread Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ with Like Like.
    Response to latest PBO report on CSC Statement by the Department of National Defence on the Parliamentary Budget Officer’s Report on...
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    Stoker replied to the thread Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ.
    Perhaps if we had better QA in the yards the product would be better. I never said Irving is the best but I can't get some of hate and...
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    Stoker replied to the thread Canadian Surface Combatant RFQ.
    Agree all shipyards have issues. Irving is often a target as they get the lions share of government shipyard work. Davie has certainly...
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