In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Adam Waldie, SEA 1000 capture leader for Thales, joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss his role in the SEA 1000 program, which will see Thales involved in the multi-generational project, and how their current involvement with Collins will influence their ongoing technological development.
Waldie also discusses Australia’s involvement in the development of technology for this project, Thales’ current relationship with the Australian Defence Force and how the company is approaching the tender process for optronics and sonar to best display its advantage.
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The Defence Connect team
Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:
Episode 166: PODCAST: Defence and industry agility in a period of competition - Greg Moriarty, Secretary of the Department of Defence
Episode 165: PODCAST: Common heritage, shared history and moving forward into a contested environment – VADM Paul Maddison, UNSW
Episode 164: PODCAST: Aussie start-up providing leading edge autonomous maritime capability – Robert Dane, OCIUS, and Daniel Dent, Thales
Episode 163: PODCAST: Supporting Australia’s sovereign shipbuilding capability – Steve Robinson and Lee Kormany, Nova Systems
Episode 162: PODCAST: Tomorrow’s technologies protecting Australia’s shores – J3Seven’s Michael Molnar and Decision Sciences’ Geoff Clelland
Episode 161: PODCAST: Protecting Australia from chemical and biological threats – Felicia Pradera, DMTC
Episode 160: PODCAST: Our role in the evolving region and the challenges for Aussie unis – Fergus ‘Gus’ McLachlan
Episode 159: PODCAST: Regional security and the Pacific Patrol Boat program – Barry Jones, AMC
Episode 158: PODCAST: Exports and the Australian Defence Force – Leon Notelovitz, Santova Logistics
Episode 157: PODCAST: Cyber security and the defence industry – Michelle Price, AustCyber