Ministry of Defence sets out £186bn spending plans

The Ministry of Defence has published plans to spend over £186bn in the next ten years in its 2018 Defence Equipment Plan, let's take a look at what it contains.

UK ranked top in measurement of diplomatic and cultural clout

A report measuring economic, diplomatic and cultural clout has named the United Kingdom as the worlds top soft power.

The Drone Threat Is Real. The Solution Is Complex.

In August, Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro claimed he was the target of a drone-borne explosive assassination attempt.

Four Key Questions About an ‘Arab NATO’

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.

Splendid isolation or Entente Cordial? The future of UK-EU defence industrial cooperation post-Brexit

What is the future of UK-EU defence industrial cooperation in the post-Brexit environment?

NATO’s unstable deterrence and the threat of a new era of Russian aggression

NATO is arguably over-complicated by the subordinate nature of the military structure to that of its political structure.

What is the purpose of Tempest?

While the announcement of a full-scale mock-up of a twin engine single-seater called Tempest at the Farnborough Airshow was widely reported, don't read too much into it.

Is a new British satellite navigation system a good idea?

The UK's threat to establish an alternative to the Galileo satellite system is a clever Brexit bargaining position - but should be no more than than that.

The Type 26 Frigate could be the most capable Royal Navy warship in decades...

The Type 26 Frigate, or 'City class', represents one of the most capable warships the Royal Navy has owned in decades, albeit one of the most costly.

Irish Taoiseach’s threats to restrict airspace access for UK aircraft is both wrong-headed and...

Recently, Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar threatened to restrict access to Irish airspace for UK airlines in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

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