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PODCAST: Thales’ ongoing involvement in the SEA 1000 program, Adam Waldie, Thales

Adam Waldie, Thales

Submarine technology continues to advance, with new threats being the driving force behind this development. Thales believes its previous experience with Australian submarine fleets enables it to embrace this changing landscape and create a superior product in the SEA 1000 program.

Submarine technology continues to advance, with new threats being the driving force behind this development. Thales believes its previous experience with Australian submarine fleets enables it to embrace this changing landscape and create a superior product in the SEA 1000 program.



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.

Enjoy the podcast,

The Defence Connect team

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