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Defence Connect Podcast Network

Feb 25, 2021

In this episode of the Defence Connect Podcast, Chris Dixon, CEO of Australian Defence Apparel, and Rob Orr, associate professor and director of the Tactical Research Unit at Bond University, join host Phil Tarrant to discuss how they’ve collaborated to develop new technology for modern warfighters.

Dixon discusses the evolution of the ADA business, and the importance of onshoring Australian manufacturing capability in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Orr discusses his transition from full-time service in the Australian Army to a senior academic role at Bond University’s Tactical Research Unit.

The pair then go on to explain how they’ve collaborated to identify solutions to address key pain points among defence and emergency services personnel.

Enjoy the podcast,
The Defence Connect team