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Henry Jones

Henry Jones
Henry is a Defence & Security writer at the UK Defence Journal. He has a particular focus on recruitment, mental health, and industry news.

Ascension Island runway may not be repaired until 2022

The contract to repair the 3,000 metre runway at RAF Ascension Island has yet to be awarded.

BAE unveil new ‘Sceptre’ mission planning software for the RAF

BAE have announced that their new mission planning software will be rolled out by November 2020.

Royal Navy reveals sharp increase in Russian naval activity

Russian naval activity has seen an increase in recent years.

14,000 apply to join British Army after new adverts

Over 14,600 people applied to join the British Army in January 2019.

Captain of HMS Queen Elizabeth ‘reassigned’ over alleged misconduct

The captain of HMS Queen Elizabeth has been "reassigned".

Armed Forces almost 10,000 personnel under government target

The Armed Forces are 9,900 personnel short of their target.

Defence Secretary unveils new ‘National Carrier Policy’

The new carrier strategy will ensure the UK has "one carrier at readiness at all times".

First Hand Look – 845 NAS and their new Merlin

Exclusive video from inside the new Merlin Mk4.

Penny Mordaunt appointed Defence Secretary

Penny Mordaunt is the new Defence Secretary.

Report warns of spiralling costs of UK nuclear weapons programme

A report warns that the UK's nuclear weapons could cost £172bn between now and 2070.