After SDSR 2015 was published DefenceSynergia (DS) produced a paper entitled U.K. Force Structure which covered the requirement for a Strategic rationale to be articulated by HMG. It went on to explain that without such a Strategy the funding and ORBAT of HM Armed Forces was a hit and miss affair that left the MoD wide open to cuts, overstretch and mission 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
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
DefenceSynergia is pleased to publish here the verbatim record of a speech given by The Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Mark Carleton-Smith KCB CBE ADC Gen at the RUSI Land Warfare Conference on the 2nd June 2021.
Her Majesty’s Government – 30 April 2021 Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy 2021: nuclear deterrent The 2021 Integrated Review set out the government’s vision for the future. This page outlines what is says about the UK’s nuclear deterrent.
DefenceSynergia (DS) is pleased to be able to publish the speech of the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir Nick Carter, given to the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) dated 31 March 2021. The speech is a welcome exploration of the Integrated Review and the accompanying Defence Command Paper.
DefenceSynergia (DS) published HERE, without comment, the recently released Defence Command Paper that was briefed to the House of Commons earlier today.