Bearing in mind DefenceSynergia (DS) is apolitical, it has been decided not to become involved publicly on the subject of Scottish Independence, notwithstanding the issue inevitably impacts UK Security and Defence Policy, Nevertheless DS is, as always, happy to offer a forum for those wishing to air their views privately.
As the dust settles on the documents issued about defence in March now is the time to reflect in the hope that they will not be forgotten.
DefenceSynergia Response to the Integrated Review – Defence Command Paper – Defence Industrial Strategy – An Air Perspective The media and other commentators have had a field day with the UK government’s Integrated Review, Defence Command Paper, Defence Industrial Strategy. If nothing else the triple announcement has put UK security and defence on Continue reading
DefenceSynergia Commentary – Defence Spending – A Historical Perspective Seen on an RAF Lossiemouth, 1st Line aircraft servicing notice board some years ago: “We the willing led by the unknowing, have been doing so much with so little for so long, that we’re now qualified to go anywhere and do everything with Continue reading
THE IMPORTANCE OF WEST AFRICAN SECURITY
Operation Barkhane and the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) – ‘Global Britain’ A Genuine Strategic Aim?
It is rare to read a narrative from a serving person. DefenceSynergia is saddened to read of the real challenges faced by some of those serving. The issues are likely applicable across the Armed Forces and, although they are not new, they are rarely heard. Action on ‘The say not do gap’. is clearly Continue reading