LWD 4-0: Logistics

By Army Knowledge Centre August 24, 2016


LWD 4-0 is the Australian Army's doctrine on Logistics. It can be found at the following link.

In the Australian Defence Force, the widely accepted definition of logistics is ‘the science of planning, and the carrying out of the movement and maintenance of forces’. At the strategic level of command, logistics is fundamentally joint in nature. The nature and scope of joint and multinational logistics in support of operations, from the strategic to the tactical level, is described in detail in Australian Defence Doctrine Publication 4.0, Defence Logistics. Land Warfare Doctrine 4-0, Logistics is primarily focused on Australian Army logistics contribution to operations.

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