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SPOTLIGHT: Building a sovereign ship design capability, with Navantia Australia’s Jamie Gibbs

In this episode of Defence Connect Spotlight podcast, Jamie Gibbs, chief operations and engineering officer at Navantia Australia, joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss how Navantia Australia is building a uniquely sovereign ship design capability.

In this episode of Defence Connect Spotlight podcast, Jamie Gibbs, chief operations and engineering officer at Navantia Australia, joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss how Navantia Australia is building a uniquely sovereign ship design capability.

  • The podcast begins unpacking Navantia Australia’s growth in the region, including their delivery of Australia’s LHDs, and how they maintain the Navy’s interests throughout the design and building process.
  • Gibbs and Tarrant then discuss the company’s sovereign design capability, including their locally designed bid for LAND 8710 Phase 1, and how Navantia Australia operates as an independent and Australian-based organisation.
  • The pair wrap up the podcast unpacking Navantia Australia’s latest R&D projects with Australian universities, including digital twin and data analytics programs that are reducing the cost of Australian ship sustainment, and how the company is growing Australia’s future shipbuilding workforce.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect Team

Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:

Episode 447: PODCAST: Becoming the world’s most cyber-secure nation, with Cyber Security Minister Clare O’Neil
Episode 446: PODCAST: Local infrastructure – key to delivering Defence capabilities, with Cr Peter Hudson
Episode 445: PODCAST: A growing chorus calls for a national security strategy, with ANU’s Professor John Blaxland
Episode 444: PODCAST: Doing the rounds – the week that was in Defence and defence industry
Episode 443: PODCAST: Unpacking the history of Australia’s defence policy and posture, with Michael Pezzullo
Episode 442: PODCAST: Moving beyond the End of History
Episode 441: SPOTLIGHT: Unlocking Defence performance through infrastructure design, with HDR’s Tim Napper
Episode 440: PODCAST: US Space Force engages with Australian SMEs at AusSpace24
Episode 439: PODCAST: Australia’s growing need for a national security strategy, with Andrew Wallace MP
Episode 438: PODCAST: Delivering Black Hawk in record time and setting the record straight on Army’s Aviation evolution

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