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
 34
Global average
 86
2020
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 58
% Female staff
2021
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 43%
United Kingdom average
 42%
Global average
 48%
2020
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 43%

Organisational performance

Publications
2015
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 3
United Kingdom average
 51
Global average
 158

Social

Likes (2022)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 716,270
United Kingdom average
 48,568
Global average
 32,642
Likes (2021)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 699,375
Likes (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 2,628
Twitter
Followers (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 220,600
United Kingdom average
 25,235
Global average
 15,087
Subscribers (2022)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 55,500
United Kingdom average
 12,094
Global average
 5,610
Subscribers (2021)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 49,700
Subscribers (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 37,000
Followers (2022)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
350,129 
United Kingdom average
 20,870
Global average
 14,670
Followers (2021)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
316,202 
Followers (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 23,500
Followers (2022)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 78,508
United Kingdom average
 11,225
Global average
 16,346
Followers (2019)
Royal Air Force Centre for Air and Space Power Studies
 46,246

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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