Report on a RUSI conference on urban warfare in conjunction with the Institution of Royal Engineers and the Royal Engineers Historical Society on the 75th Anniversary of the German capitulation at Stalingrad.
Despite the slow proliferation of tilt-rotor aircraft across the special operations community, conventional rotary wing platforms remain a primary and critical capability for Special Operations Forces (SOF) across the contemporary operating environment
The British Army’s new Strike concept has attracted much negative comment. But it is considerably more robust and well-founded than its critics claim, and it has the potential to offer infantry brigades the ability to march and manoeuvre under armour at far greater distances than is currently possible.
A recent course organised for influencers was designed to convey the British Army’s response to a changing strategic landscape. Despite redeployment from Afghanistan and Reserve reorganisation, this exercise emphasised that the British Army is still very much in the war-fighting business.
The last minute military boost to Olympic security allowed the Armed Forces to be seen as a normal and average part of a relaxed and self-confident British society. The Chiefs should bottle that spirit for the difficult years to come, and politicians should realise that this was a one-off service.
Size is not everything as the British Army announces reductions in personnel. Though sheer quantity is certainly not irrelevant, the numbers in the Regular Army are rather less important than the structure, training and equipment that it embraces.
The Under 35s Forum is delighted to host this upcoming event on the role of 3D printing in defence, bringing expertise from the defence industries and academia to share insight and reflect on some of...
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...