Navy drug busts are sunk

Discussion in 'Current Affairs' started by PartTimePongo, Feb 9, 2006.

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  1. Source That 'Newspaper'
     
  2. When will they ever learn, a high profile task that was working and the Pollies still keep reducing the Navy's assets.

    They are spread so thin now, I guess it will not be the last either.
     
  3. Seadog

    Seadog War Hero Moderator

    I'm sure that this was news (not good) when HMS Cumberland came home last year after a bust and the old man was interviewed. One RFA was to remain on station and equipped with the necessary detachment of helo and RM or USCG to do the actual interdiction, it could do the job.

    Doesn't make it right.
     
  4. Its stupid - the end result will be in 3 months time there will be a new influx of unchallenged drugs landing on our shores.. then they will plough money into the police force to combat this cack.... seems to me like if they dont give the money to the RN they will have to give the same money to the police force

    Rincewind
     
  5. Surely this is just the sort of tasking the Navy is for now, in the same tradition anti-slavery patrols.
     

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