Who you should be following in the UK defence community

This list is intended to highlight people we believe are worth following to get a wider and informed perspective on UK defence matters.

Why Britain needs aircraft carriers

Aircraft carriers have since replaced the battleship as the capital ships of the modern navy but with the advent of anti-ship missiles and ever more advanced submarines, what is the future of the aircraft carrier and why does Britain need them?

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

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.

A brief guide to the Su-25 Frogfoot

The Sukhoi Su-25 is the mainstay of Russian ground-attack regiments. The type is broadly similar to its American counterpart, A-10.

Veterans group warns of EU Defence Union binding the UK in terms of Brexit

Defence and Security advisory group Veterans for Britain have warned of seven ways that they believe the EU Defence Union binds the UK in terms of Brexit.

The Cabinet Office Briefing Rooms (COBR) – A Short Introduction

The UK’s emergency response committee only convenes to handle potentially disruptive or significant matters. This makes the decision to hold a COBR meeting reserved to a few events of national relevance.

What kind of aircraft and how many of them will HMS Queen Elizabeth carry?

HMS Queen Elizabeth is the largest and most powerful warship ever constructed for the Royal Navy, but what will she carry?

Osprey vs Chinook: Cost vs Capabilities?

When it comes to transporting troops to/on a battlefield there is always one vehicle that comes to mind, the Chinook but there may be a new contender for this role: the V-22 Osprey.

Veterans, can you help us?

Veterans a group of people that we should have, and always will have. Respect will always be due to their sacrifice and their service to...

Hard Power, Soft Power: Sustaining British influence in a changing global environment

With Brexit on the horizon, growing Chinese influence and a resurgent Russia, this article aims to outline why an increase in defence spending is critical to the UK’s interests.

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