A CCF reduces the CEP, you still need to push a 100lb projectile 40+km. That's a lot of KE you need to overcome to make changes in direction. The CCF makes sure the unexpected ballistic variations encountered along the way are mitigated.
Always regard vendors material as wildly optimistic at...
It could have been better. It was a political purchase for Canadian-French technical cooperation. France provided a slightly sub-par missile. Canada apparently provided the Mirabel sight. We may have not liked it, but some of other countries bought multiple tranches of it.
They were getting old, early. Due to a lack of climate controlled storage the flight motors were starting to crack causing bursting. Needed a ballistic blanket like on some TOW.
Last Eryx shoot I was on was in Gagetown for Small Arms course. Over two weeks we fired over 160. Had 14 failures, a...
You have to do the job or pay back tuition. You don't get to definitively choose where the job is. If you suck at the job you chose, you will get assigned another one that may, or may not be one you like. You maybe be put in life threatening situations without an option to say no.
When I travelled at lot in DND, 10-16, we could get business class even though there were some severe travel restrictions.
Basically it came down if it was short notice and you did not have time to arrange a rest day or layover. If you could do either it was economy for you.
I was pretty angry at our wasted time when the depot's shipper and I had to take the morning to go into Saskatoon to pay the sales tax on two tractor trailers of TOW that had showed up the night before.
In Canada it's Petty Officer 1st Class or Warrant Officer, Master Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 2nd Class, or Chief Warrant Officer or Chief Petty Officer 1st Class.
As I'm sure you are aware.
Despite your demonstrated, fervent, desire to live in the past I would appreciate it if you...
The 80s were a dangerous time in Ottawa to walk past an embassy. The special constabls outside the embassies had a number of NDs. Including potshots at squirrels with a MP5, and putting a 9mm round through the side of the 'bullet proof' cabin they sat in.