Governments and military planners are obsessed with how much leverage adversaries can exert with coercive measures that don’t risk all-out war. But to win in the ‘grey zone’ requires being proactive, and defining its limits.
US President-elect Donald Trump’s preference for retired and serving generals for leading positions in his administration is controversial and has stimulated a renewed debate about the nature of the civil–military relationship.
Most of the initial comments about Donald Trump’s surprising electoral victory last week have been of the emotional kind. Here is a more dispassionate look at what his declared policies mean for the defence sector.
The space domain, with over 1,000 currently operational satellites, is becoming increasingly congested, and the issue of how to deal with space debris is more important than ever. How worried should we be about possible threats from new debris-clearing technologies?
Despite a troubled development history, the RAF’s new A400M Atlas is not only breaking new ground in terms of technical performance, but also the way in which industry and the Ministry of Defence are working together to support, maintain and operate the aircraft
The British Army is evolving – adapting to both domestic realities and emerging threats – but its unique role remains constant, delivering strategic land power projection to enhance national security...