A General's perspective on Raising and Training the Australian Army

By The Cove May 16, 2019

In June 2016, the former Commander Forces Command, Major General Peter 'Gus' Gilmore, AO, DSC (now Head of Military Strategic Commitments) gave an address to the Royal United Services Institute of New South Wales (RUSI NSW). His address provides us with strategic level insight into a range of issues affecting the bulk of the Australian Army, and explains how priorities are shifting as we move towards 2030

His address covers:

  • preparedness
  • Exercise HAMEL
  • modernisation
  • simulation
  • innovation
  • resilience
  • amphibious and cyber capability

Click here to read the address and let us know your thoughts about the strategic insights and future direction of Forces Command shared by Major General Gilmore.    



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The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

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