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Why is British Army recruiting in such a bad state?

The new British Army recruiting campaign advertisements have caused a bit of a kerfuffle. 

The MDP Report – Progress, but important questions remain

It would be accurate to say that December’s publication of the UK's Modernising Defence Programme paper – or 'Mobilising, Modernising and Transforming Defence: A Report on the MDP', to give it its full title – did not live up to the expectations raised when it was first announced in January 2018.

The complex task of keeping modern naval fleets primed and ready

The naval support chain is getting bigger. Just consider the scale of the US Navy.

Defence predictions 2019: Where physical meets digital – balancing opportunity and...

Whether it’s through technology such as intelligent planning tools, digital twins, virtual and augmented reality, or combating threats in new domains, the dividing line between the cyber and the physical world is beginning to blur.

The Anglo-Omani relationship, an example of Global Britain foreign policy

The recent announcement that the United Kingdom will increase its defence engagement with the Sultanate of Oman reinforces a historic strategic alliance between the two states, highlighting a relationship dating back to the 18th century.

Breathing new life into older equipment – how to extend the...

Here, Rodney Lee, Senior Product Manager, Aerospace & Defence Business Unit, IFS, explains the intricacies involved in extending an asset’s lifecycle and how organisations can keep life extension projects on schedule, within budget and meeting strict safety requirements.

New rules for Commonwealth recruits – why?

Secretary of State for Defence Gavin Williamson recently announced that rules regulating recruiting personnel from Commonwealth countries into the British armed services are to be relaxed.

The Mangled Myths Dogging the F-35

With the RAAF’s first two operational F-35 fighters arriving in early December, long-time critics have launched a fresh wave of claims that the aircraft is a disaster.

The Drone Threat Is Real. The Solution Is Complex.

In August, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro claimed he was the target of a drone-borne explosive assassination attempt.

Boeing MQ-25 Stingray numbers could reach over 150

The United States has selected Boeing as its contractor for the MQ-25 Stingray unmanned aerial tanker.