image: Iranian regional missile reach for selected ballistic and cruise missiles (Source: IISS) DefenceSynergia is obliged to Prof Dr Julian Lindley-French for permission to publish his most recent strategic analysis which covers an assessment of the Soleimani crisis, together with its implications for Europe and the wider West. This is what he says: Analysis: The Continue reading
DefenceSynergia (DS) is most grateful to Prof Dr Julian Lindley-French for permission to reproduce his 2019 Annual Essay – Why Britain’s new Aircraft Carriers are not ‘National Delusions’. The title referring to a recent Times article by Sir Max Hastings. DS fully supports the thrust of the essay not least where it tackles a growing Continue reading
DefenceSynergia is pleased to publish the 16 December 2019 Parliamentary report into the Dreadnought Class Ballistic Submarine replacement programme. HERE
Hypersonic missiles travel at speeds in excess of Mach 5 (about one mile per second), some as high as Mach 25. They are a game-changing system, difficult to detect and even more difficult to kill and which may be either nuclear or conventionally armed. They have the potential to destabilise current defence postures. Western capabilities Continue reading
DefenceSynergia is pleased to reproduce below the Ministry of Defence verbatim text of the speech given to Royal United Services Institute by the Chief of the Defence Staff General Sir Nick Carter GCB CBE DSO ADC Gen on the 5th of December 2019. HERE
Speech Defence Secretary’s speech at NATO Engages Defence Secretary Ben Wallace outlines the future of NATO in the Alliance’s 70th year. Published 3 December 2019 From: Ministry of Defence and The Rt Hon Ben Wallace Delivered on: 3 December 2019 (Transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered)
DefenceSynergia (DS) is pleased to publish text versions of the four main party manifestos on our website – Labour Party, Brexit Party, Liberal Democrat Party, Conservative Party – in the ‘Reports Section ‘.