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15,000 young men in Nepal applied to join the British Army as Gurkhas during 2006. (Written Answer, 4 Jul 07.) Copyright © 2007 Defence Research & Analysis (DR&A)07/27. (Source: DNA DEFENCE NEWS ANALYSIS, Issue 0727, 09 Jul 07)

“Blue water Navy truism: There are more planes in the ocean than submarines in the sky.” – From an old carrier sailor. (Source: Mike Gormley)

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