Braden Holmes

Braden Holmes is currently posted to the Combined Arms Training Centre as the SO3 RAInf Trade and Training. He has been a Platoon Commander and Mortar Line officer in 7RAR and a Company 2IC and Mortar Platoon Commander in 3RAR. In 2017 he deployed to Iraq as part of Taji 5 as a Training Team Leader.

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.

Break In

Anti-Armour in the Armoured Infantry Battalions: time to focus on what we need DFSW Platoons to do on the battlefield - killing tanks

Training Transformation is all about looking at better ways to train; Braden Holmes thinks we can train our Direct Fire Support Weapons (DFSW) platoon members differently.

By Braden Holmes

War Room

Improving the sensor-shooter link for an Army in Motion

This article is in reply to Jason Kirkham's recent submission to The Cove on Fighting with Fires. Braden Holmes has provided a solution to expanding observation of fires training throughout the combat corps in order to permeate the battlespace with sensor-capable orchestrators.

By Braden Holmes


The Defeat of the Red Baron – Future Air Defence of the Manoeuvre Force

In this article Braden Holmes has a look at the Australian Army's current and future Air Defence capability.

By Braden Holmes