While the 2015 Spending Review confirmed a stabilisation in the total defence and security budget after a period of sharp decline, a new RUSI report reveals a substantial shift in the way this is being spent across the government.
A major research project into military covenants and how signatories put their commitments into practice has today been announced by Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and Nationwide Building Society.
In this short video RUSI explores the increasingly significant role of the commercial sector in modern British defence capabilities. RUSI talks to a number of experts on how private industry is nurturing skills and competencies in the spaces beyond government, and examines the challenges of such an active and complex public-private partnership.
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
The London 2012 Olympic Games were a tremendously positive experience for the UK in many ways, reinvigorating a sense of Britishness, of pride in being British and in British values, but also in the country’s institutions like the Armed Forces. RUSI’s Senior Research Fellow of Air Power and Technology, Elizabeth Quintana, looks at the RAF’s contribution to the security of the Games