Reading for War

RUSI Amphibious Operations Journal 2014

By Tom McDermott May 16, 2019

Click here to download the 2014 RUSI of NSW journal on Amphibious Operations

The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) of New South Wales is one of a network of RUSI think-tanks across Australia which has been contributing to the defence and security debate since 1947. In 2014 they held a seminar on Amphibious Operations.  The aim was to develop a series of recommendations to be submitted to the Defence White Paper committee.  The Australian Amphibious Task Group provided key inputs into this seminar, and the resulting papers shaped the Australian Amphibious Force that we are part of today. The outcomes of the Amphibious Operations seminar were recorded in the RUSI NSW journal (Volume 65, Number 3, September 2014 – ISSN 1038-1554).  You can download a copy of the journal for private use here, or by clicking the image above. It is well worth a read if you are seeking to understand the historical context of today's amphibious capability.  



Tom McDermott

Tom McDermott is a serving Australian Army Officer and a student of strategy and military ethics. You can follow him on Twitter via the handle @helmandproject.

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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