MoD's new Tank

Discussion in 'Latest News' started by Vladimir Illich, Jun 3, 2021.

  1. Vladimir Illich

    Vladimir Illich Supporters Lifetime Supporter HipForums Supporter

    We spend oodles of dosh on designing and building a new tank !!!

    Except that it's unsafe to travel at more than 20 mph, its suspension makes the occupants sick and it can't be loaded whilst the tank is in motion - good 'ere innit ???


    Exclusive: Tanks risk becoming 'difficult and dangerous' on battlefield, warns head of British Army

    General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith defends decision to cut 'obsolete' equipment

    By Con Coughlin, Defence Editor 1 June 2021 • 9:00pm

    The head of the British Army has said that tanks risk becoming "very dangerous and very difficult to employ" on the battlefield unless they are upgraded, as he defended the decision to cut the numbers of “obsolete” equipment....
     
  2. soulpoker

    soulpoker Members

    This is probably what happens when output is valued over quality. It happens in Microsoft all the time!
     
  3. Vladimir Illich

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    Yes, maybe so, but it becomes a little more serious when a country's defence relies on inferior equipment.
     
  4. soulpoker

    soulpoker Members

    Sorry, I didn't mean to imply otherwise. My comment was aimed more towards society's obsession with productivity, which I'm sure applies here, though I acknowledge there are other factors.
     
  5. Vladimir Illich

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    No need to apologise matey, I was poking fun at the incompetence of the uk government and the scumbag 'nasty party' that are currently in charge of it !!!
     

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