The coronavirus pandemic has put many of the central sources of the UK’s soft power on pause. These must be protected, and new opportunities should be seized, for the UK to remain a global leader in soft power.
The current health crisis has compelled the Institute to postpone its annual Gallipoli Lecture to later in the year. Nonetheless, the Institute wishes to mark Anzac Day, as an honour to the sublime sacrifice of our Australian and New Zealand allies more than a century ago, and ever since.
If the reported intention to replace Germany’s ageing Tornado fleet with a mix of up to 90 Eurofighters, 30 Super Hornets and 15 Growlers is correct, the Luftwaffe will be getting the worst of all previously mooted outcomes
This article uses a variety of salvo combat models to generate a crude outline of the vulnerability of an aircraft carrier manoeuvring in the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea or the Barents Sea in a conflict involving NATO and Russia