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Ken Bullman OAM Lecture Series

1 MP Bn host a number of national and international presenters to deliver on a broad range of law enforcement activities outside of the Australian Army. The series will be delivered throughout the...

By Ben Templeman

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Defining Cyber Warfare and Cyber Terrorism

In this article, Aaron Wright posits that it is sometimes difficult to define a cyber incident as cyber terrorism or cyber warfare.

By Aaron Wright

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Covid-19 ceasefire unlikely to hasten peace in Thailand’s south | The Interpreter

In this time of COVID-19, you can use The Cove's 'Friends and Partners' network to help keep you informed of what is happening in our region.

By The Cove

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Lavarack Papers

For your Friday long read we present the 'Lavarack Papers', a collection of professional development essays from 3 Brigade's 2019 PME program.

By Lavarack Papers 2019 | Editorial Team

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C3 and the Hong Kong protests – An example of the future in the Asia Pacific region

In this well researched article, David Allison looks at how the protesters during Hong Kong’s 2019 large scale pro-democracy protests were able to be flexible and constantly adapt to their...

By David Allison

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Cove Interview | RSM 2nd Division, WO1 Darren Murch OAM

The Director of The Cove, LTCOL Greg Colton, sits down with the RSM 2nd Division, WO1 Darren Murch, to discuss OP BUSHFIRE ASSIST

By Darren Murch OAM

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RACT Corps Conference | Automated and Autonomous Systems for Combat Service Support: Scoping Study and Technology Prioritisation

This article is suggested pre-reading for those attending the Royal Australian Corps of Transport Corps Conference. It is a summary of the full report: ‘Automated and Autonomous Systems for Combat...

By Royal Australian Corps of Transport | Head of Corps Cell

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RACT Corps Conference | A Primer: Balancing Ready Now and Future Ready

The Royal Australian Corps of Transport (RACT) will hold a Corps Conference from 25 to 27 March 2020. This primer is aimed at all members of the Corps to inform and update them of upcoming changes....

By Royal Australian Corps of Transport | Head of Corps Cell

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Knowing thy adversary: Why modern militaries should study the enemy’s culture

In today's long read, Anant Mishra looks at the value of knowing your enemy.

By Anant Mishra

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Building Partner Capacity | Perspectives from Iraq

Dan Solomon challenged four of his Corporals to write a short reflection piece on Building Partner Capacity at the end of their tour on Task Group Taji IX. The results make for interesting reading...

By Task Group Taji