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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Jun 22, 2023

In this episode of the Defence Connect podcast, *Mark, an Australian citizen and volunteer with the International Legion of Territorial Defense of Ukraine, joins DC senior journalist Robert Dougherty to discuss military tactics, equipment, and the future of warfare in the Ukraine War.

The Australian fighter has been in combat overseas since early September, in the ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia.

  • The pair begin the podcast exploring details of the Ukraine War spurred by the Russian invasion in February 2022, the areas of operation in Kharkiv, and the comradery of
  • Australian and international fighters in the conflict.
    The podcast then provides insight into the powerful motivation to fight in an overseas battle far from home, battlefield equipment and adjusting to life in the warzone.
  • They wrap up the podcast discussing Russian equipment and tactics, how Ukraine has changed the future of warfare and whether Australia is prepared for a similar fight on its own soil.

Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team

*Name changed to protect identity.