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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Jun 29, 2018

The SEA 5000 Future Frigate announcement has been hotly anticipated in recent months with those bidding for the contract joining the Defence Connect Podcast to discuss their submissions. The announcement has today been made with BAE securing the $35b contract. In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Andy Keough managing director for SAAB Australia joins host Phil Tarrant to discuss their involvement in the SEA5000 Future Frigate program, which will see them continuing their already strong partnership with Lockheed Martin to integrate a common core operating system and interface across all navy fleets. Keough also discusses SAAB’s subs in schools program and how it is attracting an ongoing stream of young talent into the industry, unpacks Australia’s position and reputation within the SAAB organisation, and discusses the company’s future plans within the defence industry. Enjoy the podcast, The Defence Connect team