Think tank

Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies

Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies ‒ RAF CASPS

Shrivenham, United Kingdom

The Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies (RAF CASPS) is an RAF think tank which focusses on the strategic and conceptual study of air and space power. It seeks to: generate evidence-based academic research; provide strategic influence through coordinated engagement with think tanks, allies and other professional bodies in the defence and policy space; leverage the intellectual horsepower of external institutions and RAF personnel; and help inculcate a philosophy of learning and critical thinking within the RAF.

Contact details

Website:
https://www.raf.mod.uk/what-we-do/centre-for-air-and-space-power-studies/

Address:
RAF Centre for Air and Space Power Studies , Directorate of Defence Studies (RAF), Room 119, Cormorant Building, Shrivenham, Swindon, SN6 8LA, UK

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
UK
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Government
Institutional affiliations
Government
Year founded
2007
Age (years)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 15
United Kingdom average
 34
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Air Chief Marshal Sir Glenn Torpy
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): ANDREW HETTERLEY
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): ANDREW HETTERLEY
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Jim Beldon
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 58
United Kingdom average
 33
Global average
 89
2020
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 58

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 3
United Kingdom average
 50
Global average
 159

Social

Likes (2021)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 699,375
United Kingdom average
 41,251
Global average
 31,361
Likes (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 2,628
Likes (2016)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 307
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 220,600
United Kingdom average
 24,768
Global average
 15,305
Subscribers (2021)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 49,700
United Kingdom average
 11,321
Global average
 5,246
Subscribers (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 37,000
Subscribers (2016)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 307
Followers (2021)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
316,202 
United Kingdom average
 17,637
Global average
 14,023
Followers (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 23,500
Followers (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 46,246
United Kingdom average
 5,494
Global average
 6,394

Data notes

Last updated: 08/06/2021
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: ETH CSS Organizations and Resources Page Partners, Organisation´s website
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