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Decision Points: Rationalising the Armed Forces of European Medium Powers


Europe's medium powers face unavoidable tradeoffs when determining the future shape of their militaries.

The return of great power competition makes hard power critical to ensuring national security. Technological advances and economic constraints, however, are making it more expensive and complex to field credible military formations. European medium powers are today faced with tough choices as to the capabilities they pursue, and how they structure their armed forces. Decision Points: Rationalising the Armed Forces of European Medium Powers examines these trade-offs and calls

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Dr Jack Watling

Research Fellow, Land Warfare

Military Sciences

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Professor Peter Roberts

Director, Military Sciences

Military Sciences

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Dr Sidharth Kaushal

Research Fellow, Sea Power

Military Sciences

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Justin Bronk

Research Fellow, Airpower & Technology

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Paul O’Neill

Senior Research Fellow

Military Sciences

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