Strategy, speed, supply
Lord Astor of Hever, shadow defence minister in the House of Lords, voices concern over the current focus and future direction of defence procurement.
The view from the summit
Ambassador Martin Erdmann, NATO’s assistant secretary general for political affairs and security policy, reports on the issues that dominated the Bucharest Summit.
One tough customer
British industry's single largest customer never agrees to a contract lightly, even on the most important items, Air Commodore (Ret'd) Graham Maynard says.
The Farnborough air show exemplifies the important relationship between aerospace and defence. Andy Leather, director of aerospace innovation and growth team programmes at SBAC, examines this important relationship and the Aerospace & Defence Knowledge Transfer Network.
Sharing the burden
Hungarian Minister of Defence Dr Imre Szekeres considers the importance of establishing joint financial pools for NATO operations, namely in providing more Hungarian troops for the ISAF.
Capability in delivery
PA Consulting Group's General Sir Mike Jackson, Nick Newman and Steve Kershaw examine the defence acquisition strategy, focusing on an incremental approach to reduce acquisition timescales.