This report reflects the learning from a RUSI/PA Consulting-hosted series of discussion groups on data and technology. The groups were held between June and December 2020, and featured representatives from the public sector, multiple industry sectors and academics.
The acquisition of combat-capable lead-in fighter trainer/light combat aircraft types to complement traditional fast jet types across less demanding mission sets offers a potential route towards regenerating practical combat mass for medium-sized air forces.
The UK has created one of the best tools for mitigating Huawei’s risks. Whether or not the UK Huawei ban stands, its Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre should receive increased funding and support to protect and enhance its interests at home and abroad.
RUSI's Senior Research Fellow on Air Power and Technology, Elizabeth Quintana, examines the UK's latest decision to extend Tornado strikes in Iraq. The jets - due to be disbanded last March - are to...