National and Defence Strategies Research Group Dear Secretary of State, DefenceSynergia has long argued, alongside few others, that the UK lacks an articulated Grand Strategy that can inform a subordinate Naval, Military and Air Joint Strategy. The events in Afghanistan, which can only be described as a Strategic and Tactical series of shocks Continue reading
With humble duty, we send our heartfelt sympathy to Her Majesty the Queen at the death of her beloved husband and consort, the Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh. If ever there was a man who combined loyal duty with an example to humanity and the world at large, it was he.
Britain in a competitive age. An RN-narrative-Mar-2021.pdf
A DefenceSynergia Initial Comment Upon The Prime Minister’s Statement on the Integrated Review It was with some trepidation that DefenceSynergia (DS) awaited the Government’s Integrated Review statement to Parliament not least alone that there would be very little time to produce a first impression of its contents. We need not have worried.
Whilst UK MOD dithers over T31e frigate contracts and HMG struggle to fund five the Japanese MOD and industry just gets on with it. In 2017 the Japanese Government decided to increase the tempo of its warship building programme to combat Chinese activity. Three years later the first 2 (of 22) new 5500 ton multi-purpose Continue reading
DefenceSynergia has been asked by 34 eminent mariners – Royal Navy and Merchant Service – to help circulate a letter they have signed rightly saluting all merchant seamen, wherever they are, on this ‘Merchant Navy Day’. DefenceSynergia is pleased and honoured to do so. Thousands stuck at sea SIR – Today is Merchant Continue reading