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 265: PODCAST: Aviation wrap-up — RAAF evolution, military training, maintenance & procurement
Episode 264: PODCAST: News Brief — Defence breathes new life into Collins Class fleet
Episode 263: PODCAST: Glen Ferrarotto, founder of Ironside Recruiting
Episode 262: PODCAST: Land Forces 2021 — Defence Connect’s deputy editor Liam Garman, and news editor Charbel Kadib
Episode 260: INSIGHT: Backing AIC — Defence Industry Minister Melissa Price & shadow minister Matt Keogh
Episode 259: INSIGHT: Responding to new security challenges – John Blaxland, Professor of International Security and Intelligence Studies, ANU
Episode 258: INSIGHT: A blueprint for national resilience — Senator James Paterson
Episode 257: PODCAST: Strengthening the defence ecosystem — Scott Carpendale, VP and MD of Boeing Defence Australia
Episode 256: INSIGHT: The future of air power with Northrop Grumman chief executive Chris Deeble and leading defence science expert Dr Jackie Craig
Episode 255: INSIGHT: Building a future-ready workforce — SA Minister for Innovation and Skills David Pisoni