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Defence Connect Podcast

Mar 29, 2018

“We are de-risking a lot of the Type 26 equipment on the Type 23 in the UK, which gives us confidence. But I think... with the Australian program running five years behind the UK program, it really won't be an issue, because it will be de-risked in the UK.” This week on the Defence Connect Podcast, we follow up with...


Mar 22, 2018

Minster for Defence Industry Christopher Pyne MP is tasked at enhancing collaboration and connectivity between defence and industry, and overseeing the delivery of capability acquisition and sustainment programs – and the defence industry agenda. With an excess of $200 billion to be spent of capability acquisition...


Mar 15, 2018

"We thought that we could definitely have a crack at fixing that unemployment rate and underemployment rate. When we looked at the figures initially it scared us and alarmed us, and drove us further." This week on the Defence Connect Podcast, we chat with Tom Moore, co-founder and CEO of WithYouWithMe which is...


Mar 8, 2018

Rheinmetall Defence Australia has made headlines recently as the industry awaits the announcement of the successful LAND 400 Phase 2 competitor. As one of the two contenders for the coveted contract to build 225 new combat reconnaissance vehicles (CRVs) for the Australian Army, the other is BAE Systems Australia,...


Mar 1, 2018

The potential Australia’s space sector is significant, with industry hotly anticipating the release of the government’s space industry capability review – and what that means for the sector’s future. The space sector has been growing at a compound annual growth rate of 9.52 per cent for nearing two decades, more...