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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.

UPDATED: Bomb reported on nuclear submarine at Barrow found to be...

The BAE Systems facility at Barrrow has been evacuated.

Exclusive inside look at the Royal Navy’s upgraded Merlin helicopter

Henry Jones spent a day getting to know the new Merlin Mk4 with 845 Naval Air Squadron at RNAS Yeovilton.

New figures reveal 35% rise in military sexual offences

New figures released by the Ministry of Defence show a 13% increase in sexual offences across the armed forces.

RAF maintaining Saudi aircraft being used against Yemen, minister reveals

The RAF have provided support to Saudi aircraft involved in operations over Yemen.

Army numbers down for eighth consecutive year

The British Army’s full-time size has fallen to just 75,880 personnel.

Announced drone swarm may not be ready by end of 2019

The Royal Air Force’s new squadron of "network-enabled swarm drones" may not be ready by the end of 2019.

Gavin Williamson lays out defence plans for a ‘Global Britain’

The Defence Secretary today outlined his vision for the Armed Forces of a 'Global Britain' during a speech at the Royal United Services Institute. He said the UK must be ready "to use hard power" and not "walk on by when others are in need".

RAF Tornado jets return from operations for the final time

After almost four decades on operations, Royal Air Force Tornado jets have returned home to RAF Marham from operations in the Middle East. 

Airbase set to become the first to be powered by green...

RAF Marham in Norfolk is set to become the first British military base to run almost entirely on green energy after the Ministry of Defence finalised a power purchase deal with a nearby biogas plant.

UK should establish military presence in South China Sea says report

The UK should pursue a "Pacific dimension" for the Royal Navy with a permanent facility in the Indo-Pacific region in order to "deter foreign powers from undertaking aggression" in the South China Sea, according to a new report.