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Falklands 40

The project marks the 40th anniversary of the Falklands War (1982-2022). It explores historical and contemporary questions related to the Falklands War covering naval history, maritime strategy and strategic theory. It provides an ideal platform for new research on historical and contemporary questions ranging from naval warfare, strategy, military logistics, wargaming, military operations, doctrine and more.

Aims

  • To examine the impact, influence and legacy of the Falklands War forty years later.
  • Explore the contemporary relevance of the Falklands War on maritime strategy, sea power, defence policy, military operations and planning doctrine and strategy.
  • Aims to provide the ideal platform to bring together international academics, civilian researchers, veterans and active military discuss historical and contemporary questions related to the Falklands War.
  • To network academics, civilian researchers, veterans and active military from an international background in a range of fields.

Methods

  • A series of conferences held at King’s College London and U.S. Naval War College.
  • Publications based on new research into the Falklands War.
  • Contribute to ongoing discussion, research and debate on the Falklands War for informing contemporary military issues, civilian/political processes and decision making.
  • Conventional and digital repository of resources for civilian and professional military education students related to the Falklands War.

Partners

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Corbett 100

Naval War College

U.S Naval War College

Keywords

  • Navalhistory
  • maritimestrategy
  • falklands
  • falklandswar
  • seapower
  • naval
  • navies