Paul Dehnert

Warrant Officer Class One Dehnert is a current serving member in the RAINF with over 28 years’ experience, he is currently posted as RSM 7 RAR. WO1 Dehnert has deployed on numerous warlike and non-warlike operations. His posting history primarily comprises of regimental and training appointments and he has been fortunate to serve on exchange with the US Army at the Manoeuvre Centre of Excellence at Fort Benning. He has a keen interest in Army’s future force structure and emerging technologies.


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

Objective Force 2028

In a recent Cove article ‘Autonomous Weapon Systems for the Land Domain’, Peter Milani talked about Autonomous systems / human teaming and what it may look like. This short fictional story from Paul Dehnert paints a picture of how the future combat platoon may operate.

By Paul Dehnert

2028.......Not that far away.....