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 48: News review - what were the major defence news stories of 2019?



Land: Year in Review

Senior Editor, Naval Richard Thomas and Land Analyst Sonny Butterworth consider how 2019 has proven to be an eventful year for the armoured vehicles market with several major contracts finalised such as the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle for the US Army and Marine Corps and the Boxer contract for the British Army. 

Also, the trade shows this year marked the debut of several new 8x8 platforms which aim to increase their operational utility...


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 2019-12-20  48m
 
 

episode 49: Best bits: China's military might, Eastern European defence procurement and debating the future of NATO


In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, as we say goodbye to 2019, we take the chance to look back at some of our best coverage of the past few months, including coverage from MSPO in Poland, China's military parade and NATO Engages in London.

  • Show coverage - MSPO

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


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 2019-12-27  54m
 
 

episode 50: Best bits: Export controls, defence procurement at DSEI, and increased investment in the fixed-wing market


In this episode of the Weekly Defence Podcast, as we welcome in the new year, we take the chance to look back at some of our best coverage of the past few months, including coverage from DSEI, an examination of the fixed-wing market, an interview with L3Harris and discussing defence export controls.

  • Show coverage: DSEI

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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 2020-01-03  46m