This paper outlines the role that littoral areas will have in the Future Operating Environment and the strategic requirements that will drive the development of the littoral strike concept and the Future Commando Force.
Sweden's latest military exercises indicate that Stockholm is getting closer to NATO. At the same time, however, the temptation to become party to a new nuclear prohibition treaty may scupper Sweden’s security aspirations.
A political dispute in Japan over an alleged cover-up in a UN peacekeeping operation in South Sudan highlights a bigger regional problem with international operations that are no longer about maintaining, but more about imposing, peace.
Despite the slow proliferation of tilt-rotor aircraft across the special operations community, conventional rotary wing platforms remain a primary and critical capability for Special Operations Forces (SOF) across the contemporary operating environment
The British Army’s new Strike concept has attracted much negative comment. But it is considerably more robust and well-founded than its critics claim, and it has the potential to offer infantry brigades the ability to march and manoeuvre under armour at far greater distances than is currently possible.