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Defence Connect Podcast

Aug 30, 2017

While the Australian government has worked closely with small businesses to up-skill workers, it still has a long way to go in recognising and investing in vocations that will truly realise the potential of the nation’s manufacturing industry. “My concern is, where is all of this skill and capability going to come...


Aug 23, 2017

In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, former journalist and bestselling author Frank Walker sheds light on the hidden side of war and reveals the treachery of governments who once went to horrifying lengths to betray their soldiers. “Who are our real enemies?” Walker poses in his new book, Traitors....


Aug 16, 2017

Babcock Australasia chief executive David Ruff says the business is dedicated to investing in the future of the Australian defence industry. “For Babcock ... part of our business model is investing, on a long-term basis, with our customers [and] with governments to grow capabilities, to grow workforces [and] to grow...


Aug 9, 2017

In this episode of Defence Connect, Director of NSW Defence and former Royal Australian Navy Director General Submarines Peter Scott reveals how NSW will the drive the growth of its defence industry sector through government and industry collaboration. Join Scott and host Phil Tarrant as they discuss the necessity of...


Aug 7, 2017

The Royal Navy marked a major milestone in the development of its surface fleet in late July with the commencement of manufacture of its Type 26 Global Combat Ship, which will partially replace the Royal Navy’s Type 23 anti-submarine variant frigates as part of a £3.7 billion ($6 billion) contract. The Type 26 Global...