Break in

Tactical and Technical

The Jungle Book – A Logistics Perspective

Iain Carnegie, a seasoned Jungle warfare instructor, responds to Nick Korfias’s recent article published on the Cove “The Jungle Book” and examines the topic of logistics in the jungle.

Tactical and Technical

Professional Development for Junior Combat Leaders

In this article, COL Dave McCammon suggests that rather than waiting to learn through your own experience, you can grow through reading and learning from other's experiences. He shares a number of...

Tactical and Technical

Readiness Posture: “Move now, out” | Grounded Curiosity

Do we really understand the implications of being on a 'notice to move'? Another top quality article from Grounded Curiosity.

Tactical and Technical

Achtung – Boxer! How to employ cavalry in the mid-twenty-first century

This paper from Josh Higgins redefines the role of cavalry in order to future proof it.


War

Why We Write

Everyone in the profession of arms has something they can give back. As L. Burton Brender explains in this Small Wars Journal article, all they have to do is sit down and start writing.

War

Chief of Army History Conference 2017 - Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh

In this video Dr Elizabeth Greenhalgh speaks on ‘The French Army of the Western Front’

War

Chief of Army History Conference 2017 - Dr Spencer Jones

In this video, Dr Spencer Jones talks about ‘The Crucible of War: the adaption and development of the British Army on the Western Front 1915’.

War

Chief of Army History Conference 2017 - Professor Ian Beckett

In this video Professor Ian Beckett talks about 'Imperial policing to guerrilla war: the British in South Africa from 1899-1902' 


Strategy

Taking the initiative in battle

Beau Hodge thinks it is time for us to have a professional discussion about 'initiative', including what it truly means on the battlefield and how we can train to gain it.

Strategy

Time for the Future Ready Training System

The Australian Army has initiated a program to manage the transformation of its training system. This program strategy will identify the principles and objectives of training transformation, the...

Strategy

‘Pulling forward the future’ | Welcome to a new look Land Power Forum for 2020

The Australian Army Research Centre (AARC) has launched a new website and improved the Land Power Forum. Check it out!

Strategy

Link | Logistics Interoperability, Deterrence and Resilience – Why Working as Allies Matters Now More Than Ever

Today's link from Logistics In War explores how logistics interoperability provides resilience and responsiveness.


Intros

ACSC (A-Z Guide): A Student's Perspective

This unofficial guide to Australian Command and Staff College is an excellent tool for prospective students.

Intros

'Breaking In' to Amphibious Operations

An introduction into Amphibious Operations that brings you some of the best content available on the subject.

Intros

'Breaking In' to Logistics

'Breaking In' to Logistics is a simple to use resource to help military personal explore the subject of logistics.

Intros

'Breaking In' to War

'Breaking In' to War is an excellent guide to some of the best resource on the subject of 'war and conflict'


Operational Art

Stranded Capability? The value of the Army Reserve Asset in 2020

Is the Army Reserve of today fit for purpose? In this article Mike Kalms looks at the value of the Army Reserve asset in 2020.

Operational Art

The future ain’t what it used to be | The Interpreter

This week's link on the difficulties of future planning is from The Interpreter, the website of the Lowy Institute - an independent, non-partisan think-tank based in Sydney.

Operational Art

The Thinking Combat Brigade: A Dominant and Prestigious Force

In today's article, Callum Muntz asks what if the frames of reference we all possess - imposed on us from our similar training, experiences, and culture - could be hindering our ability to make the...

Operational Art

Time for a new approach to war? A case for adopting the Kill Chain concept.

Environmental, operational and conceptual considerations emerging from acceptance and analysis of accelerated warfare point to the need to shift to a targeting frame of reference from a manoeuvre one...


Leadership & Ethics

Ethics Need a Foundation

'Value judgments are an essential and undeniable feature of human life.' Dan Cassidy thinks we need to work harder to build our ethical foundation. What do you think?

Tactical and Technical

Professional Development for Junior Combat Leaders

In this article, COL Dave McCammon suggests that rather than waiting to learn through your own experience, you can grow through reading and learning from other's experiences. He shares a number of...

Leadership & Ethics

I’ve Made It Through The First Few Months As An OC – What Do I Do Now? Tips for Company Commanders

Talking from the viewpoint of a former Commanding Officer, Nathan Pierpoint has some advice for new sub-unit commanders.


Leadership & Ethics

Ethics Need a Foundation

'Value judgments are an essential and undeniable feature of human life.' Dan Cassidy thinks we need to work harder to build our ethical foundation. What do you think?

By Dan Cassidy

Tactical and Technical

The Jungle Book – A Logistics Perspective

Iain Carnegie, a seasoned Jungle warfare instructor, responds to Nick Korfias’s recent article published on the Cove “The Jungle Book” and examines the topic of logistics in the jungle.

By Iain Carnegie

Tactical and Technical

Professional Development for Junior Combat Leaders

In this article, COL Dave McCammon suggests that rather than waiting to learn through your own experience, you can grow through reading and learning from other's experiences. He shares a number of...

By Dave McCammon

Strategy

Taking the initiative in battle

Beau Hodge thinks it is time for us to have a professional discussion about 'initiative', including what it truly means on the battlefield and how we can train to gain it.

By Beau Hodge

Tactical and Technical

Readiness Posture: “Move now, out” | Grounded Curiosity

Do we really understand the implications of being on a 'notice to move'? Another top quality article from Grounded Curiosity.

By The Cove

Operational Art

Stranded Capability? The value of the Army Reserve Asset in 2020

Is the Army Reserve of today fit for purpose? In this article Mike Kalms looks at the value of the Army Reserve asset in 2020.

By Mike Kalms

Tactical and Technical

Achtung – Boxer! How to employ cavalry in the mid-twenty-first century

This paper from Josh Higgins redefines the role of cavalry in order to future proof it.

By Josh Higgins

Leadership & Ethics

I’ve Made It Through The First Few Months As An OC – What Do I Do Now? Tips for Company Commanders

Talking from the viewpoint of a former Commanding Officer, Nathan Pierpoint has some advice for new sub-unit commanders.

By Nathan Pierpoint

Strategy

Time for the Future Ready Training System

The Australian Army has initiated a program to manage the transformation of its training system. This program strategy will identify the principles and objectives of training transformation, the...

By The Cove

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