Future Horizons: The Tempest Podcast

Episode 1 – The Story So Far

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In our first episode of this exciting six-part series, we provide an insight into ‘Team Tempest UK’ - comprising the Royal Air Force Rapid Capability Office, BAE Systems, Leonardo, Rolls Royce and MBDA - who together are develop the technologies, knowledge, skills and expertise needed to deliver a Next Generation Combat Air System capable of operating in the 2040+ environment.  Part 1 – Tempest: A technological driver for future security and prosperity We begin the series by taking a look back on what has been achieved so far on the Tempest programme, reviewing its journey to date including a year of unprecedented challenges, followed by a wider exploration of its future direction and its technological and economic value to the UK aerospace industry and the nation’s future prosperity.  Host Zevi Watmough is joined by Michael Christie, Director, Future Combat Air Systems at BAE Systems, Andrew Howard, Director Major Air Programmes at Leonardo and Defence Journalist, Analyst and Historian, Francis Tusa.   Part 2 – Nurturing Generation Tempest (starting at 30:10)  Tempest is a once in a generation opportunity to shape one of the UK’s most exciting engineering programmes. We asked STEM Ambassadors drawn from Team Tempest to share their thoughts on how we can best nurture Generation Tempest, to awaken their potential as engineers.  We speak to Christian Chew, BAE Systems Engineering Degree Apprentice, Sophie Qaisar, Leonardo Systems Team Leader, Rafael Bosque, Rolls-Royce Design Engineer and Aditi Vyakarnam, MBDA, Principal Systems Engineer.   Find out more about Team Tempest Follow us on Twitter for the latest news on Team Tempest Learn more about the opportunities for #GenerationTempest on Instagram Catch up our story so far on YouTube

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A six-part series introducing the Team Tempest partners, Royal Air Force, BAE Systems, Leonardo, Rolls Royce and MBDA. Exploring the capability, economic impact and skills advancement being offered as part of this exciting new programme. A range of interesting guests take part, including Team Tempest members, Defence Analysts and the next generation of engineers.