Following two delayed publication dates, the UK has finally released its National Space Strategy.
Afghanistan is a wake-up call for US defence establishment (Opinion)
Projections were that the offensive by Afghanistan’s Taliban radical Islamic militants could only take the capital of Kabul within three months. Within hours of that prediction, news reports of one city after another falling to the Taliban began flashing across the world’s news services.
On 15 August, the Taliban entered Kabul, and the collapse of the current Afghan government’s control was imminent. Shortly thereafter, President Ashraf Ghani stepped down and fled the country.
On everyone’s mind was this question: How did more than two decades of US training, support and providing equipment to the Afghan National Army vanish overnight and …
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Welcome to Episode 38 of the third series of The Weekly Defence Podcast. Listen on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify and more.
Spectra Group announces order for the SlingShot satellite communication system.
Raytheon releases highly capable lightweight AESA radar designed for platforms in air, on sea and land.
Kaman claims its new KARGO UAV will raise standards in expeditionary logistics.
US space data firm Spire wants to grow its government and defence business.