UK Military News, Reports, Data, etc.

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    and the story goes on as
    Delivery of HMS Audacious to the Royal Navy delayed by another 17 months https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/de...-the-royal-navy-delayed-by-another-17-months/
     
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    which snake oil salesman says that:
     
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    while now
    British Army’s Boxer proposal faces top-level scrutiny https://www.defensenews.com/global/...rmys-boxer-proposal-faces-top-level-scrutiny/
     
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    noticed through a British site

    (US Air Force inks deal with Raytheon on Windows 10 (and other) support for ARSE
    Two countries separated by a common language
    https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/11/01/us_air_force_awards_deal_raytheon/),

    at first first thought it was a prank, but indeed you may find Alpha Romeo Sierra Echo bid by searching
    https://www.govcb.com/government-bids/search.htm?gov[]=sl&gov[]=fed&searchText=arse&state=&naicscode=&catID=

    thought the Pentagon was great in creating acronyms
     
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    Backronym. An Acronym is where you take what it’s called and break it down into a word by accident. The Military often uses Backronyms where they choose the word then tailor the long naming to match it.
     
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    is "LOL" a bacronym or an acronym?

    Low-Observable Lightning II
     
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    so
    November 6, 2019
    Why has the Royal Navy’s Fleet Solid Support Ship competition been suspended? https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/wh...olid-support-ship-competition-been-suspended/


    by the way that blog post is full of Politics
     
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    who would listen to me, LOL

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    7 November 2019
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    Royal Navy limits commitment to Littoral Strike Ship development https://www.naval-technology.com/ne...mmitment-to-littoral-strike-ship-development/
     
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    UK MoD Formally Awards Type 31 Frigate Contract to Babcock
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    https://www.navalnews.com/naval-new...y-awards-type-31-frigate-contract-to-babcock/
     
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