Private Commentary by Christopher Samuel a Founding Member of DefenceSynergia (edited for publication)

The Pandemic ‘Discovery’ – MOD A decade ago, the Government established in its ‘risk register’ that a Pandemic although unlikely to occur was a high threat to the country. In 2016 there was an exercise held to test the Health Service readiness of the ‘government’. The results showed several shortcomings. In 2019 the Covid 19 Continue reading

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Retreat from The Threat Reality – DefenceSynergia Support for The Right Honourable Tobias Ellwood MP Chairman of the Defence Committee

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DefenceSynergia Response to the Integrated Review – Defence Command Paper – Defence Industrial Strategy – An Air Perspective

  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

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