Analysis Section

The analysis section contains opinion on topical defence issues and reviews of media such as books, games and films, please note that these are not news articles and are purely the opinion of the author and not necessarily that of the UK Defence Journal.

Opinion

We aim to draw opinion from a wide range of sources on a wide range of topics.


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A vision for Plaid Cymru’s 2024 Defence and Foreign Policy

The goal for a pro-independence party should be a Welsh armed forces and an independent foreign policy as a sovereign state argues @JeremyBrookman2.

Scotland should build German Tanks

To quickly address Britain's shortage of tanks, the UK should establish a manufacturing facility in Scotland to produce Leopard 2 tanks argues Lt Col Stuart Crawford.

Would UK naval shipbuilding continue in Scotland if it left the UK?

Naval shipbuilding in Scotland has become controversial once again.

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Media Reviews

Our reviews aim to cover defence related media from games to books.


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Harrier 809 by Rowland White – A review

Harrier 809 by Rowland White tells the story of how the public perception of the Harrier went from a novelty to an iconic symbol of British combat aviation.

Microsoft Flight Simulator – A review

Despite a launch marred by calamitous community engagement, Microsoft Flight Simulator manages to soar above and beyond expectations.

1917 – A film review

1917 depicts the horrors of trench warfare of the First World War with raw tension, terror and urgency.

Submissions Policy

These articles are the opinion of their authors and not necessarily that of the UK Defence Journal. If you would like to submit your own article on a relevant topic, please see our submission guidelines.