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Is Britain taking the wrong approach to the Baltics?

Would the goals of Britain be best served through the deployment of lighter forces?

Ballistic missile defence and the Type 45 Destroyer

Options the Royal Navy has for improving the capabilities of the Type 45 Destroyer.

East of Suez and the Royal Navy

The sight of a Royal Navy Battle Group 'needs to become the norm', argues Geoffrey Roach.

What does the Zircon missile mean for European security?

Despite Western fears, the Russian hypersonic Zircon missile does not spell the end of NATO's presence near Russian waters argues Tom King in this submission.

The British Army towards 2030

In this submission, Geoffrey Roach details how he would structure the British Army to meet the future.

The German Drone Debate Drones On

A Bundeswehr with armed drones would positively contribute to Germany’s foreign policy and international security goals argues

UK ‘must learn lessons’ of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict

Developments in drone technology offer important lessons for the UK's 'Global Britain' vision argues Sir Richard Ottaway, former Chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, in this submission to the UK Defence Journal.

Challenger 2, the right tank for the British Army?

In this submission to the UK Defence Journal, Harry Bulpit argues that Challenger 2 may not have been the best tank in the world, but it was the best tank for the British Army, British industry, and the British people. 

The danger of politicising military shipbuilding in Scotland

In this article, Jonathan Chartier argues that the 'Better Together' campaign unwisely turned routine naval procurement into a charged topic during the Scottish Independence referendum campaign, resulting in an unremarkable change in orders being considered a controversial and political issue.

Airpower by novel means – Drones over Nagorno-Karabakh

Whilst the vulnerability of ground forces to attack from the air is nothing new, the conflict has demonstrated how barriers to delivering attack and ISR capabilities at scale can be removed through the employment of drones, argues Edward Davies in this submission to the UK Defence Journal.