Defence, Industries and Society Programme Launch

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The new RUSI Defence, Industries and Society Programme will be launched at an evening reception on 30 June 2011.

The Defence, Industries and Society Programme is a major, independent and long-term research study to create an authoritative and evidence-based understanding of the place of industries in Western defence and wider society.  It aims to inform political and academic debates relating to future military capabilities, foreign policy ambitions, investment choices and policies impacting on businesses supporting defence. 

To find out more about this new programme please visit

The launch event will begin at 1700 with tea and cake as guests arrive. At 1730 there will be a presentation on the launch of the programme’s first paper, ‘The Defence Industrial Ecosystem – Delivering Security in an Uncertain World’ by Trevor Taylor, John Louth and Henrik Heidenkamp. This will be followed by a question and answer period, and a short drinks reception.

If you wold like to attend this event, please register online using the "Book your place" button above. If you have any queries please contact Sharon Cliburn, Events Assistant, at or call +44 (0)20 7747 2648.

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