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I am not sure the RFP has been released for any of the big eFP UORs.
The Liberals (Chreatin era) introduced the idea that any manager could manage a Department or program and did not need to come up through that department. So you have a lot of senior managers that do not understand their Department/Programs business model and responsibilities. The managers primary concern is pleasing the political masters to ensure a promotion up the line.This can be a big problem especially if the management does not understand what their business actually does. If the management is capable of taking on that work it is much easier to deal with turnover. Ive seen it with management chasing solutions to problems that were solved long ago and just wasting everyones time and at the end we are back where we started just in time for them to move onto another job/posting. The people left just go into survival mode and wait out the next guys term and churn.
My only hope is that maybe the delay is a re-do accounting for a larger more complex eFP having a larger, more complex equipment requirementI am not sure the RFP has been released for any of the big eFP UORs.
Lets see - since I was playing soldiers that means that we have saved money by not buying the Milan, not buying Spike, not buying Javelin and now not buying MMP.While we’re still waiting on any developments for the new ATGMS Belgium has managed to move from Spike to MMP.
L'armée belge a commandé 761 missiles sol-sol à moyenne portée (MMP, mais rebaptisés Akeron MP), notamment pour équiper les futurs blindés à roues Jaguar achetés à la France, a indiqué la ministre de la Défense, Ludivine Dedonder.www.rtl.be
Fair.In fairness to the thing; I’m mroe mad we just abandoned it without a replacement. We had 400 plus firing posts and 1000s of missiles if wiki is to be believed. If we can de mothball TOW…
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.Never having used it I’m just making the assumption the thing worked as advertised.
Giant Turd.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 few gunner related, mostly thrust stopping device functioning for one of several reasons.
It was bough to be used in temperate Germany, shooting from villages or woodlines at WP forces coming from the next village or woodline over. Had a good sized warhead and was fast, but other than that had too short a range, and was a bit delicate.
It was obsolete before it was even out of the Program Office.