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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Challenger 3 – The new tank for The British Army

One hundred and forty eight tanks is laughably small argues Lt Col Stuart Crawford.

Britain could soon lose control of its defence industry

The US want to lead the industry – and they've got the market to be the leader argues Keith Hartley, Emeritus Professor of Economics, University of York.

How we defeat the drones

The blossoming of drones is not unlike that of the development of aircraft in the First World War argues Lt Col Stuart Crawford.

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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.