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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Jul 14, 2023

In this episode of the Defence Connect podcast, Robert Dougherty, Stephen Kuper, and Liam Garman unpack Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s visit to NATO and the European Union, and Australia’s changing geopolitical environment.
  • The podcast begins by unpacking the Prime Minister’s visit to NATO and the proposed Australia-EU free trade agreement, before looking into the benefits and risks behind the RAAF’s deployment of an E-7A Wedgetail to Germany.
  • Dougherty, Kuper, and Garman then unpack the $1 billion agreement to export 100 Brisbane-made Boxer heavy weapon carrier vehicles to Germany. 
  • They wrap up the podcast discussing recruitment to the Australian Defence Force in the event of a military crisis, and the growing multipolarity in the region.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team