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by reydelcastillo
Tue Jan 08, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Falklands War - actual attack on HMS Andromeda
Replies: 5
Views: 7427

Re: Falklands War - actual attack on HMS Andromeda

Larry I have Just invited two who have study in detail that attack , so they can bring to us what they know .- Thanks Enrique
by reydelcastillo
Mon Jul 04, 2011 7:57 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Israel supplied Argentina against RN
Replies: 2
Views: 4150

Re: Israel supplied Argentina against RN

I have heard this before ( Supplies ) , but does not mean it was Government involvement, and regarding technical assistance I would say it has to do with the suppliers of different Systems used during the conflict . Go over the list of Systems that were to be used for the first time in a conflict , ...
by reydelcastillo
Fri Jan 07, 2011 1:52 am
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible
Replies: 153
Views: 80648

Re: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincibl

New book came out : Tras los Submarinos Ingleses " Chasing British Subs " written by Mariano Sciaroni tells the story behind the carrier " 25 de Mayo " and it's defense against the British Subs HMS Splendid and HMS Spartan - http://www.elsnorkel.com/historia/malvinas-1982/1628-malvinastras-los-subma...
by reydelcastillo
Fri Jun 18, 2010 3:22 am
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Aircraft´s anti ship tactics post 1945
Replies: 52
Views: 17853

Re: Aircraft´s anti ship tactics post 1945

Thank you Marcelo , I have invited them - We will have to wait for them to suscribe , Ken is in London , Jualbo in Spain so they will probably do so tomorrow , Cosmicomet may be in Taiwan today ( He is Pilot on 747 ) - Cris Bv from Peru and the ones from Argentina will soon come - Thank you again -
by reydelcastillo
Fri Jun 18, 2010 1:28 am
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Aircraft´s anti ship tactics post 1945
Replies: 52
Views: 17853

Re: Aircraft´s anti ship tactics post 1945

Bgile, I will ask for the auxiliary tanks. Enrique, the splashes in front of the Mirage/Dagger, to which weapon do you presume they belong? The same for the big splash in the A-4 photo? Regards On the photo the Pilot reported that his guns had jammed after first shot , so splashes are British firin...
by reydelcastillo
Wed Jun 16, 2010 11:19 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Aircraft´s anti ship tactics post 1945
Replies: 52
Views: 17853

Re: Aircraft´s anti ship tactics post 1945

Gun Camera - it's posted as Mirage , I think it's a Dagger - San Carlos Bay -

http://www.patricksaviation.com/videos/Dragonfly/2246/
by reydelcastillo
Wed Jun 16, 2010 2:08 am
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Aircraft´s anti ship tactics post 1945
Replies: 52
Views: 17853

Re: Aircraft´s anti ship tactics post 1945

http://www.combatreform.org/argentineskyhawkattack.jpg

Photo taken form a British Ship under atack by A 4 - Flying Low very low -
by reydelcastillo
Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:33 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible
Replies: 153
Views: 80648

Re: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible

Some other short stories about the Conflict - While we wait on stories from the British Side - May 01 , in the afternoon British Ships came for the first time close to shore for Naval Bombardment , seen on the screen , seen with my eyes as I step ot of the radar on top of Sapper Hill , Argentine Air...
by reydelcastillo
Thu Apr 01, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible
Replies: 153
Views: 80648

Re: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible

Agree with you Sir .- And Blunders are paid with blood -
by reydelcastillo
Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:04 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible
Replies: 153
Views: 80648

Re: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible

After we found out that the Fleet was heading south , that there was a blockade in place , the only way to supply the Islands was by air with C 130 , and as it was mention with the " Suppose that nobody was coming " -We found ourself in a hurry to give priority to some things , So Superiority decide...
by reydelcastillo
Thu Apr 01, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible
Replies: 153
Views: 80648

Re: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible

Thank you Sir , understood what may be under " Secret Act " Regarding 155 mm , well initially remember what is under Ratenbatch report : The thought that British Troops were not suppose to come down " it was too far away " My personal thought is that because one of the most important " Suppose " was...
by reydelcastillo
Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:30 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible
Replies: 153
Views: 80648

Re: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible

It would be very interesting if a Member of the Royal Navy could tell us how they chose their Targets in the Islands , Could also tell us if the Helicopters seen taking off the Ships were the one in charge of Observing the Naval Bombardment - And if what I remember seen a ship farther away , was he ...
by reydelcastillo
Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:53 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible
Replies: 153
Views: 80648

Re: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible

Artillerymen are usually very fussy about getting their location correct, with an accurate grid location. They have instruments to facilitate that, and make cuts to known geographic features. Generally the map will show true north and magnetic variation, but calculating that is part of their course...
by reydelcastillo
Wed Mar 31, 2010 5:43 pm
Forum: Naval History Post-1945
Topic: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible
Replies: 153
Views: 80648

Re: Malvinas/Falklands war - Alleged attack on HMS Invincible

No it has never been Publish , it has been mention in several War related Books , both British and Argentinians .- One of the British Ships ( in it's Historical Book ) has a nice mention about this and it's the drawing that I have mention which shows the Ship and were the shots had hit arround the s...