Chancellor pledges extra £1 billion for defence

The Chancellor Philip Hammond has pledged an extra £1bn for defence in order to boost cyber capability and the Dreadnought submarine program. 

What will HMS Queen Elizabeth be doing on her sea trials?

HMS Queen Elizabeth has sailed from Portsmouth Naval Base for the first time for trials but what will she be doing?

Islamic State in the Philippines

As the war against the Islamic State rages on in Syria and Iraq with their territories contracting, their funds being cut off and the end possibly in sight; ISIS has emerged in a new corner of the world

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...

Report warns Russia would be able to ‘overrun vulnerable areas of NATO territory’

The Human Security Centre (HSC) has published a report 'Fire and Ice – A New Maritime Strategy for NATO’s Northern Flank', discussing the challenge posed by Russia, and the options NATO has for countering it.

Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen: Has the UK been too passive to hold Saudi...

Do British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s personal comments on Saudi Arabia highlight inconsistencies in UK foreign policy towards the Middle East?

The Future of American Super Soldiers

In today's climate, developing new generation technology could give soldiers an advantage on the battlefield - Super Soldiers will be that advantage.

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 Queen Elizabeth class supercarriers and what could have been: A case of penny...

The Queen Elizabeth class supercarriers, the ships we deserve or the ships that we need?

The Rise of the Drone Swarm

New technology is set to change how we utilise drones on the battlefield.



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