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The Naval Review

The Greatest Raid

By the Editor:  The author lays down a challenge for individual reflection on the famous names assigned to the new Inspiration-class (Type 31) general purpose frigates.  It was an action, where more VCs were won more quickly than any other…

When Our Bluff Has Been Called….

By the Editor – The author formerly CINC Land Forces and more recently UK’s advisor on reform to the Ukrainian Minister of Defence, suggests the consequences of Putin’s War are more far reaching than we are collectively willing to admit.…

WHITHER The Actual Truth?

I expect that very few of those close to Putin will disagree with Russia’s actions in Ukraine. On the other hand very few in the UK corridors of power dissented about Tony Blair’s desire to assist in the invasion of…

Whither the Economic Impact?

Cost of living crisis, post-pandemic costs, fractured global economy and Cold War II (last two care of Tsar Putin) – the impact on our economy will be huge. Accordingly, the arguments for rapid increases in defence spending will be problematic.…