DefenceSynergia Commentary on United Kingdom Anti-Submarine Warfare

Introduction DefenceSynergia (DS) has long championed the requirement for the United Kingdom (UK) Armed Forces to have sufficient Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) assets to defend UK interests worldwide, and never more so than now with a growing recognition that our historic sea lanes are no longer secure enough to enable, fully, our important requirement for freedom Continue reading

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DefenceSynergia (DS) Welcomes New Secretary of State for Defence The Right Honourable Ben Wallace MP

DefenceSynergia (DS) congratulates The Right Honourable Ben Wallace on his appointment as Secretary of State (SoS) for Defence and wishes him every success. And, hopefully, for the cohesion of Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, more time in post than several of his predecessors. DS has warned previous Defence Secretaries to be mindful that Russia, China and Continue reading

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CURRENT MINING THREAT IN THE GULF AND ADJACENT CHOKE POINTS BRIEF HISTORY OF ROYAL NAVY MCM ACTIVITY IN THE GULF

DefenceSynergia is indebted to David Graham, one of our Founding Members, for his insight into Royal Navy (RN) Mine Countermeasures Vessels (MCMV) and potential for sea mining in the Gulf region. In view of the current situation in and around the Straits of Hormuz David’s analysis is both welcome and prescient. David’s RN and Royal Fleet Auxiliary Continue reading

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HMG has lost the plot because it has no strategy

DefenceSynergia – HMG has lost the plot because it has no strategy DefenceSynergia (DS) has long believed that Her Majesty’s Government (HMG) demonstrates a complete lack of Strategic vision. The Cabinet Office and National Security Council (NSC) ignored persistent advice from the Chairman of the Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee, The Right Honourable Sir Continue reading

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DefenceSynergia Commentary July 2019: The British Political Class May Be Distracted But Defence and Security Still Matter

National Defence & Strategy Research Group Exposing the incoherence and weakness in the United Kingdom’s Defence and Security Strategies The British Political Class May Be Distracted But Defence and Security Still Matter DefenceSynergia (DS) is alarmed that whilst The Government and Opposition parties play their introspective games in Parliament and at party level that the Continue reading

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