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Whither Welfare? Restructuring Welfare in the Military Community
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RUSI Defence Systems: The Defence Enterprise is More than just a Supermarket Chain 29 Mar 2012
Patrick Beautement, from The Abaci Partnership LLP, explains why the UK defence enterprise should not be seen as a single homogenous activity, similar to a supermarket chain Defence Management UK Europe
RUSI Defence Systems: Labour's Defence Procurement Report and Shadow Defence Review Launch 29 Mar 2012 by Michael Codner
Michael Codner, senior research fellow and director of Military Sciences at RUSI, commends the UK’s Labour shadow government for its recent report focusing on defence procurement Defence Management Equipment and Acquisitions UK Defence UK Europe
RUSI Defence Systems: Defence Reform - A Precision Attack? 29 Mar 2012
Bob Barton, former managing director of Niteworks, explains why implementing change at an institution such as the Ministry of Defence is proving to be so challenging Defence Management Equipment and Acquisitions UK Defence UK Europe
RUSI Defence Systems: Acquisition Focus Group and the Defence White Paper 29 Mar 2012
The RUSI Acquisition Focus Group analyses the British government’s February 2012 Defence White Paper, National Security through Technology Defence Management Equipment and Acquisitions UK Defence UK Europe
RUSI Defence Systems: Defence Exports Need More than a Minister’s Goodwill 29 Mar 2012 by David Kirkpatrick
Professor David Kirkpatrick argues that the economic downturn has made defence exports more important to the United Kingdom’s financial well-being Defence Management UK Europe Equipment and Acquisitions UK Defence
Turnbull thumb 2 RUSI Newsbrief: The Cost of Defence Job Cuts 27 Mar 2012
Is the MoD sharing the pain of budget cuts evenly across the civil service and armed forces? Military Personnel Defence Policy Defence Management Armed Forces UK Defence Defence Spending UK Europe
David Cameron 2 RUSI Journal: Policy-Making in Defence and Security: Lessons from the Strategic Defence and Security Review 21 Feb 2012 by Mark Phillips
An insider's account of the SDSR suggests ways forward to ensure better delivery of national security policy Defence Policy Defence Management UK Defence UK Europe
Analysis Podcast thumb Analysis: ANALYSIS PODCAST: The Defence Pound 3 Feb 2012 by Elizabeth Pearson
Defence spending cuts are rarely out of the news. One of the ways of economising is for the UK's Ministry of Defence to spend money on so-called, 'off the shelf' systems. But there could be problems with that. In this podcast, Elizabeth Pearson talks to Dr John Louth, Deputy Head of RUSI's Defence Industries and Society Programme. He's looked into the effects of buying off the shelf - and found it could be a false economy. Defence Management UK Europe
Ministry of Defence Analysis: The UK Government’s New Plan for Defence and Industry: A Fresh Approach to Procurement? 2 Feb 2012 by Dr John Louth
On 1 February 2012, the UK government published its long awaited on defence procurement. It sets a vision intending to reform Britain's fraught acquisition and procurement process, but the challenge will be at the implementation stage. Defence Management Defence Policy UK Europe
RUSI Defence Systems: Leadership, Industrial Licence and Logistics: The Search for Some New Thinking 28 Nov 2011 by Dr John Louth
A continued failure in European military logistic capabilities could lead to the break-up of the Atlantic Alliance Defence Policy Defence Management UK Europe Equipment and Acquisitions UK Defence
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