Aug 27, 2020
Prime organisations like Leidos Australia play a crucial role in
supporting the growth of Australia’s defence industry capability
and are pivotal to the ongoing success of the government’s $270
billion investment in defence capability and sovereign
On this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by Keith Johnson, senior vice president, global capabilities, Leidos Australia, to discuss the evolving and growing role of the company in Australia.
Johnson discusses the pivotal role the Leidos Australia team
plays in supporting the transfer of knowledge and know-how from the
parent company to enhance Leidos’ commitment to supporting the
development of a sovereign Australian industry capability,
supported by “organic Australian industry capability”.
They also discuss the flexibility and advantages Leidos enjoys through being “platform agnostic”, meaning they can work collaboratively with a range of OEM’s to provide the Australian warfighter with the best capability for the mission set.
Johnson and Tarrant also discuss the growing size of the Australian business, the evolving capability offering the company is seeking to provide Australia, with eyes firmly set on growing the company locally.
Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team