Royal Navy to share new carriers with France while Quangos..

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by armchair_jihad, May 18, 2008.

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    Jobs for the Boys but not for Jack.
  2. The obvious thing to do, would be to rent them out to P Diddy, or similar, for a few days a year. Give it a few years then buy a 3rd, maybe.

  3. Share with the French ??????? They would be the last people I would trust to share anything with the French , first sign of trouble they would be running up the white flag.
  4. There could be additional cost for heavier duty gearing to cope with the frequent "All Full Astern" commands.

    Bunting tossers would have an easier life though. No more "England expects that every man will do his duty", just a simple white flag will do the trick.
  5. Err, our interests have been at odds with the French's interests since the year dot. Yet another lunatic idea
  6. Can't see the problem- They'd have it Mondays to Wednesdays and we'd have it Thursdays through Saturdays, alternating Sundays, only we won't tell the Argies 'cos they'd only go and invade on a Tuesday the crafty swines.
  7. And don't they use a completely different system for launching and landing their aeroplanes? IIRC the French use CATOBAR which means we'd probably have to bin the F-35B order and find a replacement plane that could take arresting gear since there's no way in hell they'd ever consider buying an American warplane. Whole idea sound bloody ridiculous.
  8. Trans-sane

    Trans-sane LE Book Reviewer

    How about organising a mass genoside of quango staff. The money freed up every year could buy 50 carriers. Although without an air group that wouldn't realy be much use...
  9. It shows where their real interest lies, defending our shores or controling us with petty buerocracy?

  10. HMS Bidet?
  11. SHARE! with the FRENCH!, last time we shared a war with them and look what happened, they spewed it and we were left playing in the sand at Dunkirk.
  12. the_boy_syrup

    the_boy_syrup LE Book Reviewer

    It should make it easier for the RN to surrender next time they are off the coast off Iran
    Things will go smoother if half the crew are experts
    Alternativly we could form a Euro Navy
    Only downside is Germany will over run the French,Belgique and Dutch quarters and we'll have to spend the rest of the time getting them back for them
  13. I remember a few years back the fitness first in the centre of town being shut because it was rented out for the local council, asked one of the guys who work there there the following week what it was all about, apparently they rented the gym, had a buffet, and used the hot tubs and saunas all paid for by nottingham city council tax payers at the cost of a few grand.

    Under the guise of finding facilities to train young athletes, just so twenty odd government non-job types could have a jolly.

    It's not just government qaungos, the local governments like to burn other peoples money too.
  14. Indeed, the French could sell the Argies the planes and missiles straight off deck on one day, and watch them flying back attacking us on the next...
  15. I hope that you're not suggesting that this is a cunning French plan to get us to buy the Rafale-M instead.