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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


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


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

Tactical and Technical

Northern Neighbours, Enduring Challenges: Lessons learned from the Papua New Guinea Joint Force Academy Stability Ops Exercise

Mitchell Lindsay and Jonathan Tegabwasa pass on some important lessons learnt by the Cadets of the Joint Force Academy (JFA) in Lae, Papua New Guinea.

By Mitchell Lindsay