While the 2015 Spending Review confirmed a stabilisation in the total defence and security budget after a period of sharp decline, a new RUSI report reveals a substantial shift in the way this is being spent across the government.
A major research project into military covenants and how signatories put their commitments into practice has today been announced by Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and Nationwide Building Society.
In this short video RUSI explores the increasingly significant role of the commercial sector in modern British defence capabilities. RUSI talks to a number of experts on how private industry is nurturing skills and competencies in the spaces beyond government, and examines the challenges of such an active and complex public-private partnership.
Operation Sealion and the Battle of Britain: A Land Perspective
Professor Gary Sheffield holds the Chair of War Studies at the University of Birmingham. He was formerly Professor of Modern History at King’s College London, and Land Warfare Historian on the Higher Command and Staff Course, Joint Services Command and Staff College, Defence Academy of the UK.