The crisis in Ukraine demands a rigorous and immediate reappraisal of the UK’s Defence and Security assets. These have been allowed to deteriorate over decades and must now be made realistic in the context of our leadership in NATO and as a signal to Russia and China that all true democracies are determined to resist aggression by Continue reading
DefenceSynergia (DS) is aware of the 10 year MOD Equipment Plan – 2021 to 2031 which has been challenged as to whether current Defence funding matches the programme. DS fully understands that the Secretary of State for Defence wrote his forward to this document a year ago, in February 2022, but would respectfully suggest that Continue reading
DefenceSynergia (DS) has just had sight of the AJAX – Noise and Vibration Review of 15th December 2021. The conclusions of which speak for themselves: Nothing in this Review detracts from the fact that GDUK has designed and built what MOD maintains is thus far a vehicle that is not fit for purpose and does Continue reading
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 (DS) is pleased to publish this 1 July 2021 US Congress report into Joint All-Domain Command and Control. We wonder if HMG/MOD has its own 21st-century All-Domain C2 structure in mind. If they do perhaps like the US Congress they might like to share their thoughts with the rest of us! HERE
DefenceSynergia (DS) has just seen the 24th June 2021 National Audit Office (NAO) report on 20 Ministry of Defence (MOD) Major Procurement Programmes.
DefenceSynergia is pleased to publish for reference the 2013 to 2020 NATO defence expenditure by Country. Here