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Principle Researcher’s View: Why can I say that Aircraft Carriers, in fact any aviation ship, is the most flexible tool and greatest enabler in the UK government’s bag?

November 27, 2010

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Author: Alexander Clarke  http://thephoenixthinktank.wordpress.com/2010/11/25/principle-researchers-view-why-can-i-say-that-aircraft-carriers-in-fact-any-aviation-ship-is-the-most-flexible-tool-and-greatest-enabler-in-the-uk-government%E2%80%99s-bag/ Fact: 90% of the world’s population lives within 250 miles of the sea The Harrier GR9 has a combat radius of 345 miles The Super Hornet has a combat radius of 449 miles (on an interdiction mission) The F-35C will have a combat radius of 736.5 miles Fact: the last time an […]

Is Britain dooming herself to repeat the mistakes of the past?

November 27, 2010

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Author: Alexander Clarke (Principle Researcher)   http://thephoenixthinktank.wordpress.com/2010/11/12/is-britain-dooming-herself-to-repeat-the-mistakes-of-the-past/ Introduction In 2018, perhaps 2020 or later whenever the new carriers are made operational, Britain, if it continues on its present path will once again be carrying out an experiment in carrier aviation – an experiment which it, and only it, has done before and found that it did not […]