LWD 5-0: Planning

By Army Knowledge Centre February 13, 2019


LWD 5-0 is the Australian Army's doctrine on Planning. It can be found at the following link.

The aim of Land Warfare Doctrine 5-0, Planning is to provide a conceptual framework for planning in Army. It is a philosophical publication that is designed for use by all commanders, staff and planners. The publication defines planning and plans, describes the benefits of planning, and the nature of planning and plans. Importantly, Land Warfare Doctrine 5-0, Planning describes the principles of planning in Army and introduces the detailed planning procedures that can be used.

Contact: graeme.palmer [at] (Command and Control, Aviation and All Corps Doctrine Team)

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