1917 – A film review

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

AI, swarming drones and electric battlefields: Defence Logistics in 2020

Standing still has never been an option for military organisations argues Graham Grose of IFS.

The UK and New Zealand – A special relationship for the 21st century

New Zealand is one of UK's most important partners.   The two nations have fought side by side through many conflicts, especially the World Wars....

Rising tensions boost military spend on Electronic Warfare equipment

Evolving threat landscapes and impending modernisation of military aircraft will sustain demand for new, improved EW systems.

Transition to Civvy Street in Scotland: A Better Way Forward

A recent, and friendly, email exchange with Scottish Veterans’ Commissioner Charlie Wallace in which I queried some aspects of his last blog of 2019...

A look at China’s new Type 002 ‘Shandong’ aircraft carrier

The commissioning of China’s first domestically constructed aircraft carrier on the 17th of December 2019 marked a momentous paradigm shift.

Electric Battlefields – Powering a new generation of logistics support

Electric initiatives have increased in civilian life but few have yet to carry over into the battlefield. Unsurprising? Unrealistic? or inevitable?

Report slams MoD’s ‘poor management of nuclear sites’

The National Audit Office say that the MoD's poor management of three critical infrastructure projects on its nuclear-regulated sites has contributed to a combined cost increase of £1.35 billion and delays of between 1.7 and 6.3 years.

How did 2019 go for the UK Defence Journal?

As 2019 comes to an end, let's look at how the year has been for the UK Defence Journal.

Battleship Green – can a world-class blue-water navy be green?

With an increased focus on tackling climate change in recent years, is it possible for a world-class blue-water navy to be green?



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