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Offline GDS_Starfury

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #45 on: September 18, 2013, 07:56:42 PM »
HA!  Never say Never Again is on now.   Bond vs subs with a speargun!

and its even Sean Connery!
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« Reply #46 on: September 19, 2013, 05:19:43 AM »
^IIRC, isn't that the movie that couldn't use the classic 'Bond' style opening credits because of some contractual bullshit?
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« Reply #47 on: September 19, 2013, 06:37:39 AM »
^IIRC, isn't that the movie that couldn't use the classic 'Bond' style opening credits because of some contractual bullshit?

Yeah there was some weirdness about the rights to the series and Never Say Never. Don't remember the details without Goog.
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« Reply #48 on: September 23, 2013, 10:00:41 AM »
A dude/writer had some rights and after a court battle with Broccoli and Saltzman, the dude courted Connery into doing another Bond film away from Eon Productions.  It was released the same year as Octopussy.

I just saw a documentary made for the Bond franchise's 50th anniversary in film.
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« Reply #49 on: September 30, 2013, 09:46:38 AM »
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« Reply #50 on: September 30, 2013, 05:37:32 PM »
A classic!

IIRC all three are nuclear reactor powered- USS Enterprise, USS Long Beach, and... South Carolina?... California? One of the California class anyway.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #51 on: September 30, 2013, 05:44:39 PM »
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #52 on: October 04, 2013, 09:09:42 AM »
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Mirth - We learned long ago that they key isn't to outrun Star, it's to outrun Gus.

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Re: Ships!
« Reply #53 on: October 05, 2013, 09:33:11 AM »
Me neither.  France is part of NATO.  Aren't they are a little sensitive about arms exports to such countries?
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« Reply #54 on: October 05, 2013, 11:42:31 AM »
I'm sure the sensitive bits like radars and electronics will be russian and fitted out in russia.
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« Reply #55 on: October 05, 2013, 03:08:06 PM »
1.7B for two Mistrals seems like a deal.
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« Reply #56 on: October 05, 2013, 04:13:03 PM »
Dollars to Ponchikis the first one ends up in the Black Sea once it's operational. Being able to send the Havoks and Hokums against Georgian tanks from off-shore must sound mighty useful to the Onion Palace.
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« Reply #57 on: October 05, 2013, 04:21:09 PM »
I'm sure your right. Those baby carrier/assault ships are very useful types. Too bad for the Russkis that they no longer have a VSTOL aircraft to operate off them.

It also says a lot about the state of the Russian shipbuilding industry that they didn't build something in-house.
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #58 on: October 05, 2013, 04:24:06 PM »
I think it also says something about how soon the Russians expect to need an attack helicopter carrier if buying them now is preferable to building them later.

Hmmmm...  ???
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Re: Ships!
« Reply #59 on: October 05, 2013, 09:04:24 PM »
I'm sure your right. Those baby carrier/assault ships are very useful types. Too bad for the Russkis that they no longer have a VSTOL aircraft to operate off them.It also says a lot about the state of the Russian shipbuilding industry that they didn't build something in-house.

pfft give it 10 years and theyll be flying F-35s.

and no, Im not really joking.
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Banzai Cat - There is no "partial credit" in grammar. Like anal sex. It's either in, or it's not.

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