LWD 3-0-1: Counterinsurgency

By Army Knowledge Centre February 13, 2019


LWD 3-0-1 is the Australian Army's doctrine on Counterinsurgency. It can be found at the following link.

The aim of this publication is to describe counterinsurgency and the considerations for its planning and conduct. It is an application level doctrine intended to guide commanders and staff officers involved in a joint, interagency and multinational force.

The counterinsurgency doctrine contained in this publication is authoritative but requires judgment and common sense in application.

Contact: janine.franks [at] (Capstone Doctrine)

Discussion Point: Land Doctrine welcomes any feedback/contributions. A discussion board to encourage discourse regarding LWD 3-0-1 is located at the end of this post.



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