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Defence Connect Podcast

Apr 30, 2020

Dubbed "Australia's most sacred place" by Prime Minister Scott Morrison in his recent Anzac Day address, the Australian War Memorial is the nation's tribute to the courage and sacrifice of generations of men and women who served in war.

On this episode of Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by Matthew...


Apr 23, 2020

Major General Marcus Thompson AM has been the head of the Information Warfare Division at the Department of Defence since its establishment in 2017.

MAJGEN Thompson joins hosts Phil Tarrant and Steve Kuper on this episode of Defence Connect Insight Podcast to discuss what prompted the formation of the division, and how...


Apr 16, 2020

On this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant and deputy editor Steve Kuper recap the biggest national security and defence industry headlines over the past few weeks.

They reflect on the ongoing challenge to national sovereignty in the face of COVID-19, the complexities surrounding...


Apr 9, 2020

On this episode of Defence Connect Insight Podcast, visiting fellow at the Griffith University Asia Institute, Dr Peter Layton, unpacks the forward-looking problem-solving approach that is grand strategy.

Dr Layton and host Steve Kuper delve into the importance of building such a strategy for Australia, why China's...


Apr 2, 2020

Northrop Grumman is making headway on its goal of locally manufacturing all assets of its unmanned minehunting system AQS-24B for use within Australia.

Tune in to this episode of Defence Connect Podcast with host Phil Tarrant to hear from the company's director of international mine warfare programs, Gene Cumm, on its...