Nicholas Wells

Nicholas Wells is an Air Defence Artillery Officer currently priveliged to be the Battery Commander of 110th Air Defence Battery at 16 Regiment, RAA. Since commissioning he has completed the normal suite of Regimental appointments within 16 Regiment, as well as at the School Artillery, RMC-D and HQ 1 Div. He is also an enthusiastic historian currently attempting to complete a Masters of War Studies through ADFA.


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

An Essay on the Operational Imperative of Messes

Nicholas Wells gives us a compelling argument on why the Messes are vital to operations.

By Nicholas Wells

War Room

Lessons learned from blue on blue for air defence capabilities

This article examines the causes of the loss of Tornado ZG710 on 23 March 2003 and gives some lessons learned to guide the introduction of the ADF's new air defence system.

By Nicholas Wells