Defence

National Shipbuilding Strategy Review

Written by Andy Grimshaw, MBDA Secondee In Autumn 2019, a ‘Review of the Implementation of the National Shipbuilding Strategy’ was published by Sir John Parker….

UK Defence Outlook 2019

The UK’s defence industry continues to make a major contribution to growth and prosperity in every part of the country. Growing productivity over many years…

Breaking down the latest export statistics

Written by Nathan Mathiot, Security Policy Advisor, and Andy Johnston, Defence Policy Advisor – ADS The latest UK defence and security export statistics have just…

Airbus Bird of Prey launch RIAT

RIAT 2019 – A round-up

The Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) took place this past weekend with thousands of military personnel, politicians and aircraft enthusiasts descending upon RAF Fairford for…

UK signs MOU with Sweden on Combat Air

This morning at the Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT) it was announced that the UK and Sweden have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to…

Transatlantic Partnerships in Space

Yesterday the Secretary of State for Defence made a series of announcements regarding the UK’s ability to operate in space and with allies. The announcements…

Defence in the Political Spotlight

It has been a busy week for defence issues in Westminster this week all starting with the last Defence Questions before the summer recess on…