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Defence Connect Podcast

Jul 29, 2020

At the start of July, the federal government announced a $270 billion commitment to defence spending for the coming decade, and a new holistic strategy for dealing with an increasingly uncertain world in the Indo-Pacific.

In this exclusive interview, the Chief of Air Force, Air Marshal Mel Hupfeld, AO, DSC, gives host...


Jul 23, 2020

In this episode of Defence Connect Insight Podcast, the US embassy's Marine Attaché, Mark Weinrich, delves into rapidly evolving relationship between the US Marines and the Australian Defence Force.

Weinrich joins host Steve Kuper to also discuss his career from piloting an EA-6B Prowler, to working with the UK Royal...


Jul 16, 2020

Electro Optic Systems (EOS) is the nation’s second largest ASX-listed defence and aerospace entity, with clear ambitions to reach the number one spot.

In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by the technology company's CEO of defence, Grant Sanderson, to discuss EOS' recent $100...


Jul 9, 2020

Prior to becoming the member for Wentworth, Dave Sharma spent four years as ambassador of Australia to Israel, navigating the politics and geo-strategic realities of a region as complex and diverse as our own.

In this episode of Defence Connect Insight, Sharma joins hosts Phil Tarrant and Steve Kuper to share his...


Jul 2, 2020

Founded almost 26 years ago, Aquaterro is today one of Australia's largest providers of operational, tactical and safety equipment to government, military and commercial end users.

In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by the company's founder and CEO, Graeme Bulte, to share the...