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The Shephard Defence Podcast tells the stories of the defence industry, trends in military technology and the procurement programmes that get the kit into the hands of the warfighter. In a monthly news roundtable, Shephard Media’s team of international journalists and analysts take deep dives into defence issues, focusing on niche market sectors and looking at where the trends are heading. We also feature content developed by Shephard Studio in cooperation with our partners. If you work in the defence sector, have an interest in defence technologies, or are an end-user of military equipment, then the Shephard Defence Podcast is aimed at you.

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The Shephard Defence Podcast tells the stories of the defence industry, trends in military technology and the procurement programmes that get the kit into the hands of the warfighter. In a monthly news roundtable, Shephard Media’s team of international journalists and analysts take deep dives into defence issues, focusing on niche market sectors and looking at where the trends are heading. We also feature content developed by Shephard Studio in cooperation with our partners. If you work in the defence sector, have an interest in defence technologies, or are an end-user of military equipment, then the Shephard Defence Podcast is aimed at you.

    The evolving landscape of military simulation and training technologies (sponsored)

    The evolving landscape of military simulation and training technologies (sponsored)

    This week on the Shephard Defence Podcast, we explore the evolution of military simulation and training technologies, including advancements in cloud computing, networked training, and the increasing use of simulation in response to changing military demands.

    Jeff Tasseron, director of strategic growth for CAE, talks to Dr Alix Valenti about how new simulation and training technologies are impacting the defence sector.

    Each month on the Shephard Defence Podcast, our team of international journalists and analysts take deep dives into defence issues, focusing on niche market sectors and looking at where the trends are heading.

    We also feature regular content developed by Shephard Studio in cooperation with our partners.

    • 29 min
    What's the deal with defence procurement?

    What's the deal with defence procurement?

    With so much criticism of UK defence procurement, it can be hard to know what's fact and what is hyperbole. Shephard sat down with Professor John Louth, formerly of RUSI, and co-author of a new paper on defence procurement to get his take on the state of the way the UK buys its kit.

    Each month on the Shephard Defence Podcast, our team of international journalists and analysts take deep dives into defence issues, focusing on niche market sectors and looking at where the trends are heading.

    We also feature regular content developed by Shephard Studio in cooperation with our partners.

    • 37 min
    All the show news from IDEX in Abu Dhabi

    All the show news from IDEX in Abu Dhabi

    This week on the Shephard Defence Podcast, senior naval reporter Harry Lye and military training & simulation reporter Norbert Neumann chat about the big news stories from IDEX in Abu Dhabi.

    Each month on the Shephard Defence Podcast, our team of international journalists and analysts take deep dives into defence issues, focusing on niche market sectors and looking at where the trends are heading.

    We also feature regular content developed by Shephard Studio in cooperation with our partners.

    • 27 min
    Digital Readiness and Cognitive Advantage in the Future Battlespace: An Interview with Neil Dove and Andy Laidler

    Digital Readiness and Cognitive Advantage in the Future Battlespace: An Interview with Neil Dove and Andy Laidler

    We recently released a multimedia project in partnership with Fujitsu Defence and National Security, focusing on digital readiness and cognitive advantage.   

    In this bonus podcast episode, we hear from two industry experts as they guide us through the complex landscape of the future battlespace. 

    We speak with Neil Dove, Vice President of Fujitsu Defence and National security in the UK, and Andy Laidler, chief digital officer for the defence business in which he oversees investment in new technologies.

    Click here to learn more about the themes discussed

    • 34 min
    The most significant defence stories of 2022 - and looking ahead to the coming year

    The most significant defence stories of 2022 - and looking ahead to the coming year

    Shephard's editorial team - senior naval reporter Harry Lye, military training & simulation reporter Norbert Neumann and Asia Pacific editor Gordon Arthur - nominate the most remarkable defence stories of 2022.

    To learn more, see the team's online overview of the five most significant news across the air, land, naval, uncrewed, training and defence notes of our website. 

    Each month on the Shephard Defence Podcast, our team of international journalists and analysts take deep dives into defence issues, focusing on niche market sectors and looking at where the trends are heading.

    We also feature regular content developed by Shephard Studio in cooperation with our partners.

    • 45 min
    A history of cybernetics and the implications for today’s society

    A history of cybernetics and the implications for today’s society

    Professor Colin Williams, an expert in the history of cybernetics, explores the birth of the machine, its infancy in modern society and path towards maturation.
    Prof Williams is an honorary visiting professor at the Cyber Technology Institute at De Montfort University Leicester (DMU), an honorary Fellow at the Cyber Security Centre at the University of Warwick, and a PhD researcher at the University of Oxford researching the early history of cybernetics.

    This conversation was recorded as part of a Shephard Studio project sponsored by Fujitsu Defence and National Security.

    To learn more about the themes discussed, head over to www.digitalreadiness.tech

    • 48 min

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