It has been a hot topic for some time, and all the arrows point towards an increase in government security outsourcing within the not so distant future, with a critical consideration being the use of Private Security Companies within defence structures.
When World War II ended in August 1945, six years of bitter conflicted had honed the Royal Navy to a high peak in terms of training, equipment, operational efficiency and combat effectiveness. This article was submitted to the UK Defence Journal by renowned defence analyst Richard Beedall.
Britain's foothold in the Far East plays an important role for British interests in the region amidst growing tensions over the South China Sea.
HMS Queen Elizabeth and her sister ship are attracting a lot of attention and one of the most common questions is, why does she have two islands?
In 2017 China announced an increase of 7% to its defence budget positioning it again at second place in the world’s top defence spending.
After collecting some feedback from our readers and other defence commentators, we've decided to make some changes.
If you've been on social media recently you can't have failed to notice the volume of outrage over the announcement that the news that the Solid Support Ship contracts are being tendered internationally and not being awarded to BAE on the Clyde.
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.
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?
In July, U.S. President Donald Trump made waves in Brussels by suggesting that the U.S. might "do its own thing" if NATO Alliance members don't meet defence spending commitments.