Good ideas do not speak for themselves, least of all within the military. Integrating new and innovative technologies or practices into any military requires substantial investments of time, money and, sometimes, blood.
This Whitehall Report analyses the ways in which special forces have been used historically and how adversaries are increasingly likely to use
them. It assesses how the future operating environment is likely to change the way in which special forces pursue many of their missions.
The first public shots have been fired in a new US Air Force effort to justify increased funding for the shadowy Next Generation Air Dominance programme, and its commander appears willing to part with its premier fighter fleet much earlier than anticipated in order to secure this.
If the Integrated Review is to succeed, the government will need to demonstrate through actions, rather than words, that it is able to coordinate interdepartmental activities and support key programmes.
The Reserve Forces Review 2030 accurately captures the current utility and the broad potential the Reserves can offer. However, unlocking that potential requires a clearer demand for Reserves from the rest of Defence and a funded programme for delivery.
For the first In Context podcast, RUSI Director-General Dr Karin von Hippel talks to Chris DiBona, Director of Open Source at Google. Chris has witnessed the rise of one of the biggest tech firms on...
Tom Keatinge, Director, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, RUSI
Tom Keatinge, Director, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at RUSI, on the need for a global financial crime strategy to counter cybercriminals following a major ransomware attack on 12...
At this event chaired by Sir Michael Fallon, NATO Assistant Secretary-General Giedrimas Jeglinskas, Isar Aerospace Co-Founder and CEO Daniel Metzler and Dr Staffan Truvé, Co-Founder and CTO, Recorded...