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Nuclear Armageddon
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Nice to know that the government had a plan, for 30 days

https://m.independent.ie/irish-news/in-p...85102.html
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#2
They put a lot of faith in the survival of a rural telephone network that would usually be knocked out after an autumn storm.
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#3
There was a report a few years back that there was a row over the type of tinned food that was stored there. I can’t remember the exact details but I remember it involved Batchelors Peas. Or maybe it was beans.
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are filled with doubts while the stupid people are full of confidence...
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#4
I remember doing my nbc training in the curragh 20 plus years ago (nuclear biological and chemical)... we were told 80 seconds to put on gear. Enough suits for all military, govt and rte personnel. But they were stored somewhere in the west of ireland
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(07-11-2017, 08:29 AM)columbo Wrote: I remember doing my nbc training in the curragh 20 plus years ago (nuclear biological and chemical)... we were told 80 seconds to put on gear. Enough suits for all military, govt and rte personnel. But they were stored somewhere in the west of ireland

RTE personnel?! Women, children and Pat Kenny first?!
We are the willing, led by the unknowning, doing the impossible, for the ungrateful.
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#6
How the UK planned for Armageddon...

Bear in mind, they also had both a provision for "Police Mobile Columns" and "Mobile Fire Columns", equipped with some 3100 Green Goddess appliances plus all of the relevant support vehicles.....

Must have cost a small fortune!



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