After months of uncertainty, David Cameron has offered his most detailed case yet for the UK to extend airstrikes from Iraq to Syria. He stands a good chance of exorcising the ghosts of August 2013. But how robust are his arguments?
The latest Strategic Defence and Security Review can be best described as being a ‘steady as she goes’ review, providing a welcome element of stability in defence planning after five years of substantial reductions.
With responsibilities for UK maritime security falling between the Navy, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and Police marine units, how well is the UK placed to address seismic changes in its own waters? Guy Whitaker, CEO of UK-based Missionkraft, offers his view and the Missionkraft solution
With the UK now facing years in which a comprehensive maritime surveillance and fixed-wing antisubmarine warfare capability is lacking, Lockheed Martin has stepped in to offer its C-130 MPA solution. Simon Michell talks to the company to find out exactly what capabilities are on offer, when they could
be delivered and how much they would cost