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Defence Connect Podcast Network

May 13, 2022

News editor of Defence Connect, Charbel Kadib, and journalist, Nastasha Tupas, delve into the latest developments across defence industry and geopolitics.


The pair begin by recapping their experiences and highlights at the 2022 Indo-Pacific International Maritime Exposition in Sydney.


Kadib and Tupas discuss some of the key news items announced during the three-day exhibition, held at the International Convention Centre.  


The journalists then unpack the biggest news stories over the past few weeks, which include Australia’s plans to acquire MH-60R Romeo and AH-64 Apache helicopters, as well as an update to the SEA129 Phase 5 program and a new autonomous sub-surface vehicle program.  


The pair conclude by discussing the current federal election campaign and the latest geopolitical developments in the region.


Enjoy the podcast, The Defence Connect team