Building Australia’s Newest Defence Hub in The Hunter

With international conflict on the rise, critical Australian Defence Force projects like AIR6500: Australia’s Joint Battle Management System will play a key role in the Royal Australian Air Force’s (RAAF) vision to evolve and deliver a multi-domain, fifth-generation force.

Hunter Defence Taskforce Chair,  Air Commodore (Ret’d) Tim Owen spoke with Defence Connect’s Editor Liam Garman in this industry leading podcast about what’s next for the Hunter and how the region is playing a critical role in the AIR6500 Joint Air Battle Management System program. Listen now to learn more about how the Special Activation Precinct and Astra Aerolab will foster collaboration between primes and SME’s to build the workforce of the future.

The podcast touches on the upcoming Hunter Defence Conference and ambitious plans for expanding the region’s industrial base across space, cyber and maritime sustainment.