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 45m. Bisher sind 32 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


episode 31: Best bits: Turkey's sales drive in Brazil, trends in the air defence market and Australian UAVs

In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we take a mid-year recap, looking back at some of the highlights from earlier episodes, including coverage of Brazil's main defence exhibition, trends in the air defence market and Australia's developme...



episode 30: Chinese APCs, French armoured vehicles and Canadian satellites

In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we discuss the Chinese military assets gathering on the border with Hong Kong, we speak to French company Texelis about its involvement in the French Army’s Scorpion programme, and the Royal Canadian Ai...



episode 29: The US Army on its Next Generation Combat Vehicle, an interview with Cohort and considering the disruption of lasers

In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we quiz the US Army on the progress of its Next-Generation Combat Vehicle project, we speak to the chief executive of independent technology group Cohort and in our Industry Voice segment sponsor Nammo ...



episode 28: Best bits: Naval power in Singapore, South African army developments and the future of rotorcraft

In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we take a look back at some of our best coverage of the past few months, including naval power in Singapore, our chat with the chief of the South African Army and discussing the future of military rotorcraft.



Air power, multidomain operations, auditing the EDA and watching the Watchkeeper

In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we provide coverage of the recent Air and Space Power Conference and the defence trends and challenges that were discussed. We speak to the chief executive of the European Defence Agency about its achie...



episode 26: Mind control technology, through-wall detection and extreme scooters – browsing the exhibits of a special forces arms fair.

In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we head deep into the UK countryside to attend the 3CDSE event and see the special forces kit on display, speak to AAR about its support of the US Navy’s P-8A Poseidon and, in our Industry Voice segment...


 2019-07-19  52m

episode 25: The future of the 8x8 armoured vehicle market, meeting defence training needs and why is Australia looking for a new attack helicopter?

In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we speak to our analyst team about their research into the 8x8 armoured vehicle sector, the group president of CAE’s Defence & Security Group outlines his vision for military training and simulation...


 2019-07-12  44m

episode 24: Chinese military kit in Hong Kong, artificial intelligence on the battlefield and all the news

What equipment does the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) have in Hong Kong? What will be the role of AI and cyber offensive capabilities on the future battlefield? 

In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we hear from our As...


 2019-07-05  51m

episode 23: Transferring technology, teaming manned and unmanned aircraft, and deconstructing the news.

The team look at the implications of the major defence stories of the week, we speak to L3 Technologies about its development of MUM-T and we discuss the future of UK defence exports with the director of the Defence and Security Organisation (DSO).


 2019-06-28  54m

episode 22: Paris Air Show special - mocked up fighters, flying in the Embraer KC-390 and the future of air combat training

What is the Future Combat Air System and TF-X? How is Embraer positioning the KC-390? 

In this week’s episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we come to you from the tarmac at the sweltering Paris Air Show, covering the unveiling of FCAS ...


 2019-06-21  43m