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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episode 34: Talking to Team Tempest, the USAF's innovation hub and all the news from DSEI


In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we report from DSEI in London, one of the largest defence exhibitions of the year, hear from Team Tempest about the future fighter aircraft programme, and speak to the US Air Force about its new AFWERX innovation hub.

  • News Roundup (00:50)

On the news this week…

The team report from DSEI in London, where among the announcements was news that Babcock’s Arrowhead 140 has won the £1.25 billion ($1...


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 2019-09-13  53m
 
 

episode 33: Modernising the Polish armed forces and what to expect from DSEI


In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, we report from the sidelines of MSPO, Poland’s main defence exhibition, we speak to the organisers of DSEI in London ahead of the event, and senior managers from Raytheon outline the direction the company is heading.

  • News Roundup (01:00)

On the news this week…

Editor in chief Richard Thomas and deputy air editor Tim Martin report from MSPO in Poland...


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 2019-09-06  56m
 
 

episode 32: Best bits: Chinese military kit in Hong Kong, naval market trends and the US Navy’s response to the cyber threat


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 a look inside the Hong Kong Garrison of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), examine trends in the naval ships market and hear about the US Navy’s cyber security challenges...


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 2019-08-30  44m
 
 

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 development of unmanned assets.

  • Show coverage: LAAD in Brazil

Beth Maundrill, our deputy land editor, attended the LAAD exhibition in Rio de Janeiro with Kate and Matt Smith...


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 2019-08-23  45m
 
 

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 Air Force provides an update on the satellite communication programmes it oversees for the country’s armed forces...


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 2019-08-16  48m
 
 

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 considers the implications of vehicle-borne lasers...


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 2019-08-09  49m
 
 

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, as we farewell regular host Helen Haxell we took the chance to 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. While our sponsor Nammo provides this week’s Industry Voice segment...


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 2019-08-02  47m
 
 

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 achievements over the past 15 years. 

And our sponsor Nammo provides this week’s Industry Voice segment...


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 2019-07-26  58m
 
 

episode 26: Mind control tech, through-wall detection, extreme scooters and browsing the exhibits of a special forces defence event


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, our sponsor Nammo considers the future of NATO...


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 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 and, in our Industry Voice segment, our sponsor Nammo considers future relevance of major defence exhibitions...


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 2019-07-12  44m