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.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 50m. Bisher sind 148 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

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episode 32: Boxer turret latest, Polish Navy frigates and Chinese ICBM arsenal


In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, the team reports on the latest from the European defence industry, explores major stories from the Asia Pacific region and discusses the procurement of interoperable defence technologies in the Middle East.


Newsround: [00:33]

As it improves its capabilities under the Advanced Helicopter Training System programme, the USN has received an initial batch of 32 TH-73A Thrasher aircraft...


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 2021-08-13  59m
 
 

episode 31: Boats on a plane, Turkish sanctions and corvette market insight


In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, our news team looks into a new UK airdrop boat requirement and discusses the state of play in Turkey vis-à-vis US sanctions; we speak to our naval analyst at Shephard Defence Insight about trends in the corvette market; and our sponsor Bell sheds light on its plans for a US Army future helicopter programme...


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 2021-08-06  58m
 
 

episode 30: UK/European defence industrial policies, plus integrated test and evaluation


In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, sponsored by Bell, the team delves into UK and European defence industrial policy; and QinetiQ discusses integrated test and evaluation for the armed forces.

Newsround [ 01:23]

Airbus told Shephard exclusively on 26 July that it wants to enhance the lethality of its H145M helicopter by adding the Spike ER2 precision-guided missile. Firing tests are planned for the second quarter of 2022...


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 2021-07-30  53m
 
 

episode 29: Tri-service spotlight on Russia and US hypersonics



In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, the team looks at all the latest news from Russia as the country unveiled a new fighter jet prototype at MAKS 2021; and in an interview with Raytheon we discuss the latest on US hypersonic technologies.

 Newsround [ 00:42]

A preliminary  virtual event took place this week in the US before the Sea-Air-Space conference early next month...


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 2021-07-23  55m
 
 

episode 28: UK Space strategy delays, Space-Comm Expo and all the news


In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, the Shephard News team looks at the latest from the Space Comm expo which took place last week in Farnborough, and assesses how space strategies are shaping up in the UK, France, Australia and the US.

Newsround [01:50]

New Zealand’s Defence Minister announced this week a post-Covid redraft of the country’s Defence Capability Plan...


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 2021-07-16  46m
 
 

episode 27: Swiss F-35 decision, ‘Google for warships’ and North African AFV market



 In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast we focus on Swiss F-35 procurement, naval sustainment and the market for armoured vehicles in North Africa. 


Newsround [00:39]

In Germany, the Bundeswehr is pushing ahead with an ambitious upgrade of its entire fleet of Puma IFVs as it heads towards the development of a new armoured division...


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 2021-07-09  43m
 
 

episode 26: UK procurement fiascos and FLRAA update


In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, the Shephard news team looks at some of the highlights emerging from the latest UK National Audit Office (NAO) report on MoD procurement in the air, land and sea domains; and we talk to Bell about the progress of the V-280 Valor programme to meet US Army Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft (FLRAA) requirements...


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 2021-07-01  50m
 
 

episode 25: Aussie Hawkei troubles, FMS training market and C-UAS solutions for the Middle East


In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, the Shephard news team covers news from the simulation and training, land and sea domains; in an interview with MARSS we look at the capabilities the company is offering to Saudi Arabia, as the country shapes up its Vision 2030 policy; and our sponsor Raytheon Intelligence and Space provides an insight on space-base assets and their contribution to missile warning and missile defence...


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 2021-06-25  55m
 
 

episode 24: Spotlight on Germany and Asia-Pacific procurement latest



In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, we look at German defence procurement and  modernisation efforts; we catch up on all the news from the Asia Pacific; and we speak to our sponsor Raytheon Intelligence and Space about the impact of digital engineering on the defence sector.
 
Newsround [01:12]

NATO's Flying Training Europe programme took a major step forward last week after 10 members signed an MoU...


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 2021-06-17  54m
 
 

episode 23: French exports slump, Brazil Gripen latest and US missile defence


In this episode of The Weekly Defence Podcast, the team looks at the latest French exports report;  and, following the most recent annual Gripen seminar from Saab, we discuss interest in extra procurement from Brazil and potential trends in the region. In the second part of the show we look at the US Next Generation Interceptor (NGI) programme...


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 2021-06-11  45m