Daniel Kirkham

Daniel Kirkham is the OC of the Conventional Operating Environment Force (COEFOR) PL at the Combat Training Centre. He participated in Exercise Talisman Sabre 2019 as a commander of unconventional enemy forces attached to the Australian Army’s 7th Brigade.

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.


War Room

Fighting Hybrid Threats : Lessons Learned from DATE

Daniel Kirkham examines how the Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) was used on Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 19 and how we can improve our training by understanding hybrid threats.

By Daniel Kirkham