RUSI to host Bomber Command Exhibition
13 Jan 2012
RUSI will hold an exhibition to highlight the contribution of Bomber Command to the Allied victory during the Second World War. This will coincide with the launch of the new memorial to Bomber Command Servicemen, due to be erected in London later this year.
RUSI Library of Military History
RUSI staff selected for high-profile US study programmes
18 Dec 2011
RUSI members of staff have been recognised for their expertise and selected for well-regarded study initiatives in the United States. Andrea Berger has been selected for the Nuclear Scholars Initiative, while Ashlee Godwin has received a Fulbright Scholarship to join the United States Institute on US National Security.
UK NEEDS STRATEGIC NATIONAL AIR SERVICE FOR EMERGENCY SERVICES
30 Nov 2011
The Government decision not to replace Royal Navy and RAF Sea King helicopters, due to be phased out by 2016, for search and rescue (SAR) operations, should be seen as an opportunity to harmonise the UK's helicopter emergency services and set up a National Air Service, according to a new Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) report.
RUSI delegation presents agenda-setting report to high-level Mexican officials
25 Nov 2011
Members of the Climate Change and Security Programme have met high-level officials in Mexico to discuss the findings of a new interim RUSI report. Credited for setting the agenda in the country, the report received praise from various officials including the National Security Advisor to the President of Mexico.
RUSI Director-General recognised by Anti-Terrorism community
1 Nov 2011
Professor Michael Clarke has been awarded a Commendation from the Counter Terrorism Command (SO15) in recognition of his work as an expert witness for Operation Theseus, the Metropolitan Police’s inquiry into the 7/7 bombings.
The British Way of Strategy-Making: Vital Lessons For Our Times
25 Oct 2011
The UK can no longer make effective national defence strategy as it once did, and the National Security Council (NSC) currently lacks the method and institutional frame to address future security threats, warns a new paper published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in partnership with the new Humanities Research Institute (HRI) at the University of Buckingham.
Olympic and Paralympic Security Conference 2012
20 Oct 2011
The agenda for RUSI's third annual conference on Olympic Security has been announced. The conference will take place in January 2012, months ahead of the London 2012 games.
UK Defence Budget: Looking into the Black Hole
27 Sep 2011
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) appears to have balanced the £74 billion* ten-year 'funding gap', but key equipment programmes, such as Trident renewal and Joint Strike Fighter, are still a major source of potential instability to defence budget, highlights a new paper from the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).