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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.

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.

MoD contribution to international stability highlighted in new report

A new report has highlighted how crucial a role UK military personnel played in several UK programmes in the 2017 financial year. 

Three Royal Air Force Chinooks arrive in Mali

3 Chinook helicopters have arrived in West Africa to support the French counter-terrorism operation in Mali.

UK reaffirms support for East African stability

Armed Forces Minister Mark Lancaster recently visited Uganda, and pledged that the UK will continue to support the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM).