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24th May 2019

Opportunity to take part in research with the Office for National Statistics

We are looking for volunteers to take part in a one-off research session to help shape the design of survey questions. We are interested in speaking to individuals who are/have; currently serving in the armed forces (regular or reserve), previously served in the armed forces (regular or reserve), completed national service, live on an armed forces base, live with someone who fits the above criteria.

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24th May 2019

Sign up for the National Insurance credits for spouses or civil partners

As part of its commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) introduced a new National Insurance credits initiative, in April 2016. Its aim is to support spouses or civil partners who have lost out on employment whilst accompanying their UK Armed Forces husband/wife/civil partner on an overseas posting.

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24th May 2019

RAF Typhoon jets trial miniature missile decoy device

BriteCloud uses powerful radar emissions to disrupt the targeting system within air-to-air and surface-to-air missiles, drawing them away to a safe distance. The device can be fired from an aircraft flare dispenser without the need for modification to the aircraft.

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