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

UK forces in Mali declared operational

3 Chinook helicopters from RAF Odiham are now fully operational in Mali, ready to support Operation Barkhane, the French counter-terrorism mission.

New medal for those on HMS Daring during a ‘period of...

Sailors who served on HMS Daring as she defied a 'missile threat' during a 2016 deployment are to be awarded a new medal clasp, the Royal Navy has announced. 

Multiple cases of negligence contributed to sniper’s death, report finds

An MoD report has concluded that ‘inadequate’ training was the ‘causal factor’ in the death of Lance-Corporal Joe Spencer. 

BAE Systems and Cammel Laird launch website for for their Type...

BAE Systems and Cammel Laird today launched a new website for their Type 31e candidate: Leander. This is despite the MoD temporarily suspending the acquisition process last month. 

UK personnel prepare for Caribbean hurricane season

Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster visited the Caribbean this week to reassure local governments of the UK’s support, prior to the 2018 hurricane season. 

Time it takes to get programmes operational a ‘real issue’, says...

General Sir Chris Deverell, the Commander of the UK's Joint Forces Command (JFC), has accepted that the length of time it takes to get programmes into operation in the military is a 'real issue'.

Joint UK-Qatari Typhoon squadron stands up

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson hosted the Amir Of Qatar at the standing up ceremony of the UK-Qatar Joint Typhoon Squadron this week. 

MoD Annual Report: The aim to ‘Project Our Global Influence’ and...

The Ministry of Defence recently published their Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18, let's take a closer look at it.

MoD Annual Report: ‘Protect Our People’ and how this objective is...

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) recently published their Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18, let's take a look.

MoD Annual Report: Achievements and summary

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) recently published their Annual Report and Accounts 2017/18.