This Occasional Paper examines the Scandinavian model of national service and discusses how it can be adapted by the UK to fit its national security needs and acquaint a wider segment of youth with service within national security
Rumours abound that the Royal Navy is to gut its globally respected Operational Sea Training organisation in order to reallocate cash across defence. It is not simply the UK’s martial reputation that would be at stake; the evidence states that operational sea training is a crucial asset on which the Royal Navy should not skimp.
Emily Winterbotham, Director, Terrorism and Conflict
Andrea Berger, Associate Fellow
Jonathan Eyal, Associate Director, Strategic Research Partnerships
Peter Quentin, Associate Fellow
Justin Bronk, Research Fellow, Airpower and Technology
Trevor Taylor, Professorial Research Fellow, Defence, Industries and Society
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