DS has been following, researching, inputting to and commenting upon UK Strategy and Defence issues for many years, including two major Strategic Defence and Security Reviews (SDSR 2010 and 2015). A nadir was reached following SDSR 2010 and, although SDSR 2015 offered much to approve of, it was still a case of ‘jam tomorrow’ where Continue reading
DS is most grateful to Howard Wheeldon FRAeS for permission to reproduce his recent highly informative article covering the extensive work in progress at RAF Marham ahead of the introduction of the F35B Lightning II into Royal Air Force and Royal Navy Service in 2018. In the past DS has been critical of Ministry Continue reading
DS is pleased to acknowledge the defence secretary’s statement on the future of the RN but DS is also cautious because of the danger that what is offered is aspirational rather than reality.