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Complex Programmes Management: Discovering What Really Gets Results
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Courage and Commitment: Doing the Job in Afghanistan, Supporting Personnel at Home
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Modern Society, Military Traditions: Effective Armed Forces in Today’s Britain
A lecture by Bill Rammell MP, Minister of State for the Armed Forces, UK. Defence is acting to reflect the values ...

Whither Welfare? Restructuring Welfare in the Military Community
Following the publication of the RUSI report, this workshop will bring together key stakeholders from the public and private sectors to ...

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RUSI Defence Systems: “It’s the Economy, Stupid!” 19 Sep 2013 by Professor John Louth
Dr John Louth, Senior Research Fellow and Director, Defence, Industries and Society at RUSI, argues that despite the defence industry’s seemingly small size it remains a strategic asset that should be protected for more than just reasons of national defence UK Defence Equipment and Acquisitions Defence Spending Defence Management
House of Commons Analysis: A Parliamentary Benchmark for UK Defence Acquisition Policy 5 Feb 2013 by Dr Henrik Heidenkamp
For many years, British defence acquisition has been mired in problems and controversy. Now, the House of Commons Defence Select Committee has issued a new report, generating a coherent target list and creating a parliamentary benchmark for defence acquisition policy. UK Europe Defence Management
Indian Flag 2 Analysis: The Implementation of India's Defence Offset Policy 31 Jan 2013 by Dr Joanna Spear
India's defence markets become ever more lucrative as the country propels itself to superpower status. However, if India wishes to use offsets to create a strong indigenous defence industry, it needs to foster a transparent and streamlined regulatory environment. Defence Management India Central and South Asia
The BAE Systems-EADS Merger: Why Did It Fail? Videos: The BAE Systems-EADS Merger: Why Did It Fail? 12 Oct 2012 by Professor John Louth
Dr John Louth, Deputy Director of the Defence, Industries and Societies Programme assesses the failure of the merger between two of Europe's leading defence companies. Defence Management Defence Policy UK Europe France Germany
RUSI Defence Systems: The UK and the Joint Strike Fighter: An Acquisition Programme in Crisis? 18 Sep 2012
Peter D Antill and Pete Ito examine the progress of the F-35 programme and suggest that the UK Government still has some difficult decisions to make in the future Aerospace Defence Management
RUSI Defence Systems: The Defence Industrial Knowledge Base: The Core Capability? 18 Sep 2012 by Professor John Louth
Dr John Louth considers the contention by Peter Luff, minister for defence equipment and support, that there is no longer the need to think in terms of a domestic defence industrial base Defence Management UK Europe
RUSI Defence Systems: Assessing the Reform of German Defence Acquisition 18 Sep 2012 by Dr Henrik Heidenkamp
Dr Henrik Heidenkamp provides his assessment of the reform of the German Federal Armed Forces’ defence procurement and in-service process Germany Europe Defence Management
RUSI Defence Systems: The MoD’s Demographic Dividend: What it Means for the UK Industrial Base and Acquisition Reform 18 Sep 2012
Graham Jordan explains how a decline in the amount spent on technology development work in industry will have implications for the UK defence industrial base Defence Management Aerospace Maritime Forces UK Europe
RUSI Defence Systems: Bringing UK UORs into the Core Equipment Programme: Defining the Optimum Solution 18 Sep 2012
Stuart Olden proposes a systems approach based on rigorous cost-benefit analysis for the range of systems procured under the Urgent Operational Equipment process Defence Management
RUSI Defence Systems: Dilemmas in UK Defence Policy 18 Sep 2012 by David Kirkpatrick
Professor David Kirkpatrick reveals the linkages between three dilemmas in UK defence policy, and insists that they need to be addressed together to formulate a policy that is coherent and affordable Defence Management UK Europe
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