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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Jun 24, 2021

In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, news editor Charbel Kadib and editor of Australian Aviation Adam Thorn join host Phil Tarrant to discuss the latest developments in military aviation.

The team begin by addressing the latest COVID-19 outbreak in NSW and its potential implications on the commercial and military aviation industries.

The trio then reflect on the Royal Australian Air Force’s 100-year anniversary, discussing the evolution in air power, including the recent integration of the fifth-generation F-35A fleet.

Tarrant, Kadib, and Thorn also touch upon the recent testing of RAAF capability across a number of major military exercises, including Exercise Arnhem Thunder and Exercise Rogue Ambush.

Finally, the team delve into the latest military aviation news, including the suspension of the MRH-90 Taipan fleet and the greenlighting of Defence’s purchase of 29 Boeing-built Apache aircraft.

Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team