In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, CEO of BAE Systems Australia Gabby Costigan provides listeners with an operational update of BAE’s programs in Australia including the recent milestones that the company has achieved with the Hunter Class Frigate program.
Costigan continues by describing the role that BAE Systems has played in facilitating the growth of Australia’s shipbuilding industry, as well as how the company is facilitating the expansion of Australia’s sovereign defence industry and workforce.
The podcast closes with a discussion about the array of other innovative concepts spearheaded by BAE, including the company’s autonomous systems which have contributed to Boeing’s Loyal Wingman and other potential collaborations with the Australian Army.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team
Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:
Episode 279: PODCAST: Unpacking AUKUS — Australia’s nuclear submarine deal
Episode 278: PODCAST: A different vision for Australian defence industry, with shadow minister for defence industry Matt Keogh
Episode 277: PODCAST: The future of Australia’s space industry with Adam Gilmour, CEO of Gilmour Space
Episode 276: PODCAST SPECIAL EPISODE: Breaking the stigma surrounding mental health with David Coleman, Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention
Episode 275: PODCAST: Discussing LAND 125 Phase 4 with Babcock’s Craig Schwartz
Episode 274: PODCAST: Securing Australia’s missile sovereignty with Jim McDowell, Group CEO of Nova Systems, and Dr Ben Greene, Group CEO of EOS
Episode 273: PODCAST: BrothersNBooks, bibliotherapy and the world’s coolest readathon – CAPT Dylan Conway
Episode 272: PODCAST: Building Australia’s future defence force – Brigadier Ian Langford
Episode 271: PODCAST: Preparing for instability in the Indo-Pacific – Senator Jim Molan
Episode 270: PODCAST: News wrap – TS 21 in full swing; SMEs secure new defence contracts