DefenceSynergia (DS) has just had sight of the Strategic Command ‘Strategy’ Paper and is taking the opportunity to publish it in full HERE. We leave it to readers to decide for themselves on the merits of its content and where this glossy document might fit within the overall drive for an articulated National Grand Strategy.
DefenceSynergia (DS) along with many defence analysts and concerned politicians have been making the case for a larger Royal Navy for over a decade or more. DefenceUK (formerly UKNDA) was making this case even earlier. The website ‘Navy Lookout’ (formerly ‘Save the Royal Navy’) has also been consistent in its view that the Royal Navy was being Continue reading
DefenceSynergia is pleased to publish below the first speech of Admiral Sir Tony Radakin KCB ADC in his new role as Chief of the Defence Staff to RUSI as provided by MOD. Chief of the Defence Staff Speech to the Royal United Services Institute Admiral Sir Tony Radakin KCB ADC, Chief of the Defence Staff Continue reading
SUMMARY. This short article focuses on the increase of visits to HM Naval Base, Clyde of United States SSNs
DefenceSynergia (DS) is grateful to DefenceUK and Mr Fred Dupuy for permission to publish his prescient article following the recent, thus far unexplained, loss of an RAF F35B in the Mediterranean. ‘And Now There Are Seven’ – (subtitled: Thank Goodness the Yanks are Here!) rather succinctly sums up UK’s Defence position. We can do some Continue reading
DefenceSynergia (DS) is still digesting the full implications of the UK Gov Policy Paper ‘Future Soldier Transforming the British Army’. However, the policy does seem to provide CGS with a clearer sense of Strategic purpose and a method of projecting multiple levels of power from a purely Land Forces perspective in a period of Continue reading
Background The British system of resourcing the activities of Departments of State is for individual professional bodies to set out cases to the Treasury of what the perceived threats to their tasks are and likely to become, what resources they have and what they perceive they will need, in what might be called ‘The Whitehall Continue reading