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In the Defence Science and Technology podcast, you will hear from DST Group's leading scientists about how our innovative research adds value to the Australian Defence Force.
 
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Sitrep is a unique current affairs radio programme produced by the British Forces News team with expert analysis of Defence and Foreign Affairs as our agenda. Presented by Kate Gerbeau and featuring our Forces News Defence Analyst Christopher Lee, Sitrep is the only place on radio where you'll find a comprehensive look back at the week's most significant events in Defence.
 
The Defence Connect podcast is a unique series of discussions with members of the Australian defence industry, providing the perfect blend of business intelligence and insights from industry professionals. With guests from Defence, Primes and SME’s, academia and other key industry figures, this is the only podcast that brings the Australian defence community together. Defence Connect is a dynamic 360° platform bridging the gap between the customer (Defence) and industry. Defence Connect has ...
 
Thanksforyourservice. Our ​focus is on historical topics relating to the Australian military.
 
Want to find out more about partnering with Defence and what it means to be a Forces-friendly organisation? Then Being Forces Friendly is the podcast for you!Join us every month for a mini podcast where we'll be sitting down with guests from the Armed Forces, government and business and getting the inside knowledge from the experts.
 
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In this episode of Sitrep with Kate Gerbeau and Christopher Lee we hear from Dr Karin Von Hippel the Director General of RUSI about President’s Trump’s recent visit to Europe. Did he achieve anything other than international confusion? Also a statement from the government on the Modernising Defence Programme. James Hirst explains why it doesn’t ...…
 
Legacy has a strong history of providing services to Australian families suffering after the injury or death of a spouse or parent during or after their time within the Defence Force. This service is currently being utilised by 65,000 widow(er)s and 1,800 children and disabled dependants throughout Australia. In this episode of the Defence Conn ...…
 
This podcast is about the first Grand Challenge program, Countering Improvised Threats.
 
John Lonergan last joined the Defence Connect team at the 2017 Avalon Airshow, where we got our first look at the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, CEO and managing director of Milskil John Lonergan joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss the arrival of two F-35s in Australia later this year, and ...…
 
The battle of Hamel is remembered for introducing tactics that dramatically turned the tide against the Germans and changed the way that war is fought. A story noted for its speed, tactics, bravery, and the fact that for the first time in history American troops fought under Australian command. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, au ...…
 
In this episode Kate Gerbeau and Christopher Lee are joined by Dr Mark Galeotti, senior fellow at the Institute of International Relations in Prague to talk about the latest Novichok incident in Wiltshire. Will this re-open recent wounds with the Russians? And also how has the World Cup changed people’s perceptions of Russia. A PR win for Putin ...…
 
The Battle of Le Hamel on 4 July 1918 was an Allied triumph, and strategically very important in the closing stages of WWI. A largely Australian force, commanded by Sir John Monash, fought what has been described as the first modern battle - where infantry, tanks, artillery and planes operated together as a co-ordinated force with every detail ...…
 
The SEA 5000 Future Frigate announcement has been hotly anticipated in recent months with those bidding for the contract joining the Defence Connect Podcast to discuss their submissions. The announcement has today been made with BAE securing the $35b contract. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Andy Keough managing director for SAA ...…
 
In this episode with Kate Gerbeau and Christopher Lee it’s all about the money……as Whitehall fights for more funds for defence. We hear from the new Chief of Defence Staff General Sir Nick Carter. Do service people get MOD backing when the going gets tough? We hear from Major Robert Campbell, a retired Royal Engineer is facing an eighth investi ...…
 
For defence against air-to-air or ground-to-air guided missiles, military aircraft deploy countermeasures known as "chaffs" and "flares". For the very first time, a scientific study is being made of how the fire from flares spreads under real storage conditions, as encountered in munitions boxes on military air bases. The film shows the prepara ...…
 
The Next Gen Tech Fund is storming into its second year, focusing on fundamental research and development of future game changing concepts for Defence.
 
In this podcast, we head to Cowra to speak to Lawrance Ryan who is going to tell us about the largest prison escape of World War 2 and is known as the Cowra breakout. Lawrance is the media officer for the Cowra Breakout Association. You can find their Facebok page at www.facebook.com/CowraBreakoutAssociation/ We are keen to hear your feedback. ...…
 
Submarine technology continues to advance, with new threats being the driving force behind this development. Thales believes its previous experience with Australian submarine fleets enables it to embrace this changing landscape and create a superior product in the SEA 1000 program. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Adam Waldie, SE ...…
 
Low underwater radiating noise is an important attribute for a defence vessel where undetectability in the underwater battlespace is key. Rolls-Royce has previously had success with the Type 23 frigate and now has further plans within the Australian defence industry. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, program director of Rolls-Royc ...…
 
Western Australia has attracted some negativity surrounding their potential for shipbuilding capability and their aptitude as a key participant in the defence supply chain. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by senator Linda Reynolds CSC to discuss this criticism and WA’s relationship with South Australi ...…
 
With 36 years in the Air Force before his transition into corporate, Warren Ludwig, director of international strategic development Australia, NZ and south-east Asia at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss General Atomics’ bid and the partnerships that they have created within the AIR 7003 proposal. He will s ...…
 
To protect ADF personnel from the threat of deadly chemical weapons, DST researchers have developed ground-breaking nanofibre technology.
 
Having recently returned from Washington after attending the G’Day USA gala Defence dialogue, Karen Stanton, director of corporate and strategy at HTA Group, joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss the transformation of the Australian defence industry. She will share outcomes from G’Day USA, including why she considers it to be such an important eve ...…
 
With 25 years in service with the Royal Navy and now a captain in Navy Command HQ, Captain Tim Green has seen the underwater battlespace from both sides of the periscope. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, ahead of the upcoming announcement surrounding the SEA 5000 Future Frigate program, Capt Green joins host Phil Tarrant to discu ...…
 
International in relevance, but with a focus on Australia and the Indo-Asia-Pacific region, CIVSEC 2018 offered key insights into the evolving national and social security sectors, and how threats will be combated in the future. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant records from CIVSEC 2018 with a number of key indus ...…
 
The recently-released Defence Industrial Capability Plan has outlined the government’s vision to build a robust, resilient and internationally-competitive defence industry that meets defence capability requirements. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant discusses the plan with Dr Sheridan Kearnan, first assistant sec ...…
 
In this podcast, for this past week that we commemorated ANZAC day 2018, we are going to hear a personal story, about my grandfather, Charles Harold Hall, who landed at Gallipoli in April 1915. In February of 2016, I had the pleasure of taking my father, Geoff Hall to Gallipoli to see where his father had landed, 103 years ago. We are keen to h ...…
 
Aircraft maintenance is an area where process and regimented guidelines are for obvious reasons of great importance, however it is also an area which some believe should be open to innovations which in many cases could be classed as violations. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant chats with one such supporter of th ...…
 
DST is fostering collaboration with Australia's allies to harness new technologies to give our military personnel the edge in the battle for cities.
 
The veteran community will converge on Sydney in October for the Invictus Games, an international sporting challenge that will include 500 competitors, supported by over 1,500 family and friends. Broadcast around the world and watched in 40 different countries, the spirit of competition and participation will be at its core while showcasing the ...…
 
While drones are growing in popularity for recreational and commercial applications, Australia is currently one of the leaders in utilising this game-changing capability in defence. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant chats with Australian Army Lieutenant Colonel Keirin Joyce – one of the key officers driving the d ...…
 
For over 100 years, Lithgow in NSW has been a centerpiece to Australia’s sovereign arms manufacturing capabilities – with the armament factory equipping our military since WW1. Now under the stewardship of a leading prime, the Thales Lithgow Facility – which started its life as the Lithgow Small Arms Factory producing SMLE III rifles – continue ...…
 
“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 BAE Systems SEA 5000 managin ...…
 
Can DST research train defence force personnel to think clearly and act decisively under extreme conditions?
 
For over 150 years, the federal government has been collecting decommissioned military equipment in one form or another. As our armed forces continue to evolve, the collection will also continue to grow. Those interested can visit the individual sections at various locations in Switzerland. In Dübendorf – next to the airfield – the Foundation f ...…
 
For over 150 years, the federal government has been collecting decommissioned military equipment in one form or another. As our armed forces continue to evolve, the collection will also continue to grow. Those interested can visit the individual sections at various locations in Switzerland. In Uster, the collection of the Historic Military Comm ...…
 
For over 150 years, the federal government has been collecting decommissioned military equipment in one form or another. As our armed forces continue to evolve, the collection will also continue to grow. Those interested can visit the individual sections at various locations in Switzerland. In Thun and in Burgdorf, the Foundation for Historic S ...…
 
For over 150 years, the federal government has been collecting decommissioned military equipment in one form or another. As our armed forces continue to evolve, the collection will also continue to grow. Those interested can visit the individual sections in Thun, Burgdorf, Dubendorf and Uster. The largest collection of decommissioned equipment ...…
 
In this podcast,we head to Lithgow in NSW to hear about the Smalls Arm Factory Museum and then to Victoria to learn about Military History and Heritage Victoria. The website of the Small Arms Factory Museum can be found at https://www.lithgowsafmuseum.org.au/ The MHHV Inc wesbite is at http://www.mhhv.org.au/ We are keen to hear your feedback. ...…
 
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, Rheinmetall has made a commitme ...…
 
The enemy is the myriad of marine life that attaches itself to the underside of every vessel – great and small, military and commercial.
 
LAND 400 Phase 2 will deliver the Australian Army 225 highly-capable combat reconnaissance vehicles (CRVs) to replace the aging ASLAVs in a project worth $4-5 billion dollars. With the decision on the successful tenderer expected to be handed down by the government within a matter of weeks – or months depending on where you get your sources… – ...…
 
“Australian Industry Group Defence Council working with Defence is really about recognising defence industry as that fundamental input to capability and about recognising the national security flavour that goes over the top of everything that we do.” This week on the Defence Connect Podcast, former First Assistant Secretary Defence Industry Pol ...…
 
This week on the Defence Connect Podcast, former CEO of Naval Group Australia Sean Costello joins us in his new role as director of Fincantieri Australia, taking us through the Italian company’s bid for the SEA 5000 project. Costello delves into the Italian shipbuilder’s plans for developing a sovereign Australian naval shipbuilding industry, s ...…
 
Colin Thorne joined KPMG Australia's Management Consulting division in November 2015 to lead its Engineering and Asset Management Advisory business – a diverse entity that aims to support Australia’s defence sector. An electronics engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in the defence sector, much of it specialising in the acquisition and ...…
 
Defence computer scientists are developing a remarkable web-based application that's already enhancing situational awareness and planning during Australian Defence Force operations.
 
“We can be listening under the sea. We can be observing with cameras the surface of the ocean. We can be listening with electronic sensors for other electronic signatures, and then we can be transmitting them back. One can do that, but a fleet of these things can do so much more. If you had a number of these, for example, off the north of Austr ...…
 
As 2017 comes to an end, we sit down with representatives from Deloitte and the Drive Project to get their insight on the Veterans Work films that they create with the Officers Association earlier this year.Visit here to watch the videos: https://www.veteranswork.org.uk
 
Can the Cross Domain Desktop Compositor streamline workflow without compromising security and usability?
 
UK-Australian defence collaboration has always been strong, supported by a shared history, alliance, commonality of objectives and a deep understanding of purpose. Opportunities to capitalise on increased Australian government defence spending is attracting international interest from companies seeking to enter our domestic supply chain. The UK ...…
 
UK-Australian defence collaboration has always been strong, supported by a shared history, alliance, commonality of objectives and a deep understanding of purpose. Opportunities to capitalise on increased Australian government defence spending is attracting international interest from companies seeking to enter our domestic supply chain. The UK ...…
 
Switzerland. Around two thirds of the country consists of mountainous or often inaccessible terrain. Considerable differences in altitude, narrow valleys and steep mountainsides. In order to navigate this landscape successfully while on a military exercise or operation, mountain specialists are needed. In Andermatt, in the heart of the Alps, th ...…
 
The Swiss armed forces have always been organised as a conscript sys-tem, acting as a deterrent through their constant combat readiness. To ensure this readiness, since the beginning of the 20th century the armed forces have systematically invested in standardised weaponry and have built over 900 shooting ranges. After two world wars and the 40 ...…
 
The military aerodrome at Locarno is a vital hub for the Swiss Air Force. Since 1941, the Armed Forces have held their basic training courses for military pilots there. In parallel, it is also used for civilian purposes, and the broad range of aviation-related products and services on offer make the airfield an attractive place to work in the C ...…
 
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