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PODCAST: Building a stronger sovereign defence industry, with Shoal Group founder Shaun Wilson and Lockheed Martin’s Christopher Hess

In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Liam Garman is joined by Shaun Wilson, founder and head of business development at Shoal Group, and Christopher Hess, head of industrial development at Lockheed Martin Australia.

In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Liam Garman is joined by Shaun Wilson, founder and head of business development at Shoal Group, and Christopher Hess, head of industrial development at Lockheed Martin Australia.

 

The podcast begins with a discussion about the history of Shoal Group and Lockheed Martin Australia’s relationship, and how the pair have supported the Australian defence industry.

The trio then provide some feedback for Australian defence SMEs on how they can better enter the defence industry supply chain and collaborate with large defence contractors .

The podcast wraps up analysing the current industry climate, what both participants are hearing within the defence industry and what 2022 has in store for Shoal Group and Lockheed Martin Australia.

Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team

Listen to previous episodes of the Defence Connect podcast:

Episode 329: PODCAST: Remembering the fall of Kabul, with Fred Smith
Episode 328: PODCAST: The Defence Strategic Review, shaping the future ADF
Episode 327: PODCAST: Readying Australia for the nuclear submarine revolution
Episode 326: PODCAST: The future of ISR satellites, with Kleos co-founder Andy Bowyer
Episode 325: PODCAST: In conversation with the head of Defence Space Command, Air Vice-Marshal Catherine Roberts
Episode 324: PODCAST: News, public opinion and energy security – unpacking the latest in defence
Episode 323: PODCAST: Cyber security, a legal requirement? With Clyde & Co’s Reece Corbett-Wilkins and Avryl Lattin
Episode 322: PODCAST: 45 Days – The Fight For A Nation, with Emile Ghessen
Episode 321: PODCAST: News wrap – Chapter closed: Subs program turns new page
Episode 320: SPOTLIGHT: Revolutionising the space domain, with Lockheed Martin Australia and Inovor Technologies

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