The Weekly Defence Podcast

Focusing on the defence industry, trends in military technology and the procurement programmes that get the kit into the hands of the warfighter.As well as a weekly news round-up of current events, Shephard Media’s team of international journalists and analysts take deep dives into defence issues, focusing on niche sectors of the market and look at where the trends are heading.If you work in the defence sector, have an interest in the development of defence technologies, or even if you are an end user of military equipment, then the Weekly Defence Podcast is aimed at you.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 48m. Bisher sind 96 Folge(n) erschienen. Dieser Podcast erscheint wöchentlich

episode 42: Saab reassesses Gripen programme, simulation and training tech in vogue and model-driven AI solutions

In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast we talk to software supplier Aerogility about its cloud-based predictive maintenance and forecasting solutions; and catch up with our Military Training Editor on recent developments and technologies in that...



episode 41: Extended-range loitering munitions, US robotic combat vehicles and 'friendly disruptor' for UK shipbuilding

In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, we talk to the CEO of Infrastrata about the company’s acquisition of two historic UK shipyards and we take a plunge into the world of loitering munitions after US manufacturer AeroVironment released a new...



Carrier and the Corps work up continues, Japan requests budget bump and Leidos UK talks defence and intelligence markets

In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast we bring you all the news from across the Asia Pacific and talk with Leidos UK about the how the company is looking to expand its services in national security and defence.Newsround (00:35)In Europe, two...



episode 39: Germans chop helo plan, 3D AESA radar for drone detection, and grey warfare in the 21st century

In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, we talk to Blighter Surveillance Systems about 3D drone detection radar technology; we explore the concept of hybrid and grey zone warfare in an interview with QinetiQ; and we chat to our sponsor IAI about...



episode 38: German Chinook engine support, South American funding update and radar that ‘hears’

 In  this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast we discuss attack submarines global market, key programmes and challenges ahead; and we learn about radar innovation and applications in an interview with a USN research laboratory.Newsround (00:42)Indra...


 2020-09-25  53m

episode 37: MSPO highlights, UK F-35 concerns and AlphaDogfight winner speaks

In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast we hear about capabilities on display on the floor of MSPO event in Poland, and we talk to Heron Systems’ VP for research to look at what’s next for the company following its recent victory in the DARPA...


 2020-09-18  49m

episode 36: Terminator-style research, Polish UAV wingman and spotlight on Japan

In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, we look into a Czech deal with Bell for Viper and Venom helicopters; US research into self-healing materials à la Terminator 2; and next steps for Japanese defence after PM Shinzo Abe announced his...


 2020-09-11  1h4m

episode 35: Asian procurement updates, Turkish missiles and hybrid tech for British Army

In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, we discuss British Army hybrid drive vehicles; a senior Defence Insight analyst sheds light on the state of Eastern Europe’s armoured vehicle market; and our Asia-Pacific editor highlights the most...


 2020-09-04  46m

episode 34: Hungary picks Lynx, laser updates and next-gen air programmes

In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, we focus on what’s next for Iran following the rejection of a US request to extend the UN arms embargo; we look into the future of the air domain by catching up on the latest programme updates; and we speak...


 2020-08-28  56m

AI for training, US Army modernisation priorities and Israeli UH-60 problem

In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, we talk about simulation and training, and consider how VR, AR and mixed reality could eventually reshape this industry; and in an interview with the Head of the US Army Futures Command we learn the...


 2020-08-21  49m