Nimrod


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Nimrod,

in the Bible, descendant of Cush who is recorded as a mighty hunter.

Nimrod

Biblical hunter of great prowess. [O.T.: Genesis 10:9; Br. Lit.: Paradise Lost]
See: Hunting

Nimrod

Old Testament a hunter, who was famous for his prowess (Genesis 10:8--9)
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In a nutshell, to save on development costs in the 80s, the RAF approved plans to replace the ageing Nimrod fleet with the intended US Navy successor to their P3s.
To me this is a logical step which needed to be taken anyway and the only thing which got in the way was the Nimrod Mark4 and the fact that we wasted PS4.
There is a lot worthy of note in this book, down to the UK government's final bad decision to scrap the Nimrod MRA4.
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A PS4billion contract for nine new Nimrods at RAF Kinloss in Moray was controversially scrapped by David Cameron's government as part of their brutal budget cuts in 2010.
Another committee member, Blue River resident Jeff Sherman, said that although he's heard of previous thefts involving signs that informed people they had arrived in Nimrod, he figured the new one was simply too big to swipe.
The Nimrod Airworthiness Review Team (Nart) report, presented to senior RAF officers in 1998, listed almost 60 "airworthiness concerns" and "airworthiness hazards" regarding the Nimrod fleet.
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10) Nimrod is identified with Amraphel, because he told (amar) Abraham to fall ([na]fal) into the furnace, in the above-mentioned legendary incident in Ur Kasdim.
When you think about it, Nimrod was billions over budget and 10 years late.
WITH the news that the Government is to axe the Nimrod surveillance planes I am left wondering exactly what this Government's defence strategy is?
The decision to scrap the Nimrod leaves a huge gap in the UK's defence capability and is a betrayal of the workers that played a part in its manufacture.