Innovation and Adaptation

Mobilising for Major War

By The Cove December 16, 2021


In this article, Mobilising for Major War, Bridges and Navarro identify some critical elements of the mobilisation process that they believe are currently deficient and require greater attention to enable the US Army to execute a short-notice, full-scale mobilisation.

Their recommendations include the development and maintenance of mobilisation plans, rehearsal of concept drills and mobilisation exercises to test and refine installation mobilisation plans.

  • Do you think the ADF needs to be prepared to mobilise a force similar to those deployed during World War One or Two?
  • If so, how prepared do you think we are to mobilise personnel on that scale?
  • What, if anything, do we need to do in order to be better prepared to execute a short-notice, full scale mobilisation?

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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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