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Tactical and Technical

Light Cavalry in the RAAC: A marriage between regular and reserve

In this Friday 'long read' Eamon Hale takes a look at what adopting light cavalry in the RAAC may bring to the ADF.

By Eamon Hale

Operational Art

Gaining advantage on the battle field: Building a credible deception

History has shown that deception can turn the tide of battle; however, it needs to be planned and fully supported.

By Beau Hodge

Tactical and Technical

10 Lessons learnt from historical Air Defence Incidents for the Introduction into Service of NASAMS

Just because a platform is new to the ADF, does not mean that it has not been used by other militaries. It is important for us to look to the past so we avoid repeating mistakes in the future.

By Nicholas Harrison

Tactical and Technical

Unmanned Aerial Systems Employment at the Combat Team Level

In this article Dylan Fusinato discusses the necessary planning considerations, risks, limitations and potential methods of employment for UAS at the Combat Team level.

By Dylan Fusinato

Leadership & Ethics

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

Tactical and Technical

Synthetic Aperture Radar and Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System Application

Aaron Bamford informs us about the Synthetic Aperture Radar and how it can be used to gain tactical advantage.

By Aaron Bamford

Tactical and Technical

Hawkei is Coming, What can we do with it?

L121-4 Hawkei was envisaged as an ‘armoured Land Rover’ replacement. As the vehicle was developed it retained its ‘armoured support vehicle’ features, but grew ‘light armoured fighting vehicle’...

By Thomas Basan

Tactical and Technical

Losing our Vision – Blinded by the Smoke

An article on Artillery Intelligence to encourage its return to the RAA.

By Albert Finnsson

Leadership & Ethics

One Hundred Hints for Company Officers

Duncan Foster has found a gem from our past that still holds true today.

By Duncan Foster


Wen bai yupela kam bek gen? – Increasing the ADF’s permanent presence in Papua New Guinea

In this article Phillip Hermes looks at the past efforts of 12 CE Works to articulate the need for the ADF to increase its permanent presence in Papua New Guinea.

By Phillip Hermes