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2013-01-31 Caucasus/Russia/Central Asia
French Warship for Russia 'Won't Work in Cold'
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Posted by Steve White 2013-01-31 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6495 views ]  Top

#1 OOOOOOOOO, you just know the Propellers of the FNS CV CHARLES DE GAULLE taint gonna like the competition, even iff they are French.
Posted by JosephMendiola 2013-01-31 00:24||   2013-01-31 00:24|| Front Page Top

#2 It was also unclear whether he meant plus seven degrees or minus seven,

Permit me to venture a guess. Since 7 C is about 45 F, a chilly fall day, I'm gonna go with -7 (19 F). Mama, don't let your babies grow up to be journalists.
Posted by SteveS 2013-01-31 00:32||   2013-01-31 00:32|| Front Page Top

#3 We changed our mind, we ain't paying that much, 500 million euro, that's it.
Posted by Shipman 2013-01-31 05:15||   2013-01-31 05:15|| Front Page Top

#4 Now the French can play the 'ever increasing costs and delays' game the Russians played on the Indians for the ex-Admiral Gorshkov now INS Vikramaditya aircraft carrier. Karma.
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-31 07:39||   2013-01-31 07:39|| Front Page Top

#5 Hate to say it, but Joe and Frank G are locked in a snark duel this morning...
Posted by Steve White 2013-01-31 10:56||   2013-01-31 10:56|| Front Page Top

#6 I guess they'll just have to assign them to the Black Sea Fleet, it's not good enough for the weather anywhere else.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2013-01-31 11:56||   2013-01-31 11:56|| Front Page Top

#7  saying the deal had inflicted harm on the Russian shipbuilding industry

RIA Novosti could have published that one sentence and saved a lot of typing.
Posted by Pappy 2013-01-31 17:22||   2013-01-31 17:22|| Front Page Top

#8 This thing about the cold temperatures is complete bogus. The Russians want to cut back on the deal because of internal protests and because they won't get the full amount of technology transfer they were hoping to. Two additional ships were going to be built under French guidance in Russia and the military couldn't handle it.
Posted by European Conservative 2013-01-31 20:34||   2013-01-31 20:34|| Front Page Top

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