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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Jan 24, 2019

In this episode of the Defence Connect podcast, host Phil Tarrant is joined by Air Commodore  Mike Kitcher,  Commander Air Combat Group to discuss their position in the development of the future of the Royal Australian Air Force. Kitcher will share his thoughts surrounding the arrival of the F35 fighter jets, and discuss how better connectivity across the ADF will lead to a stronger collective joint war fighting capability. Kitcher will discuss his history within the services, the direction that his position takes in the greater defence landscape, and reveal his plan for training in the drive toward IOC. Reflecting on his time in the industry Kitcher will discuss how quality standards have shifted over the years, provide an update on the roll-out of Plan Jericho and discuss the role of defence professionals in the creation of a united defence force. Enjoy the podcast, The Defence Connect team