Contemporary Operating Environment

Contemporary Operating Environment

Urban Warfare: The Future is Here

Check out this video of (US Army) Major John Spencer's presentation to RMA Sandhurst courtesy of the Modern War Institute.

By Mick Fry

Contemporary Operating Environment

'Reach for the Sky: Drone Use by Sub-state Actors in Conflict'

This article, published in the Wavell Room, examines the use of commercial off-the-shelf drones by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria and asks whether the Australian Army is ready to counter this threat...

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

Community Recovery: Six Ideas to Close 'Intent-to-Capability' Gaps

In this article, via the Australian Journal of Emergency Management, Major General Chris Field draws on his experience in disaster recovery management and numerous deployments to provide six ideas to...

By Chris Field

Contemporary Operating Environment

Our Stories: The ADF on Operations - Series Two Episode Two: Lieutenant Colonel Chris Gardiner

Task Group Taji is a combined force of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force personnel that first deployed to Iraq in May 2015 at the request of the Iraqi Government.

By The Cove

Contemporary Operating Environment

Our Stories - The ADF on Operations - Series One Episode Six: NZDF Health Integration

Task Group Taji is a combined force of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force personnel that first deployed to Iraq in May 2015 at the request of the Iraqi Government.

By The Cove

Contemporary Operating Environment

Our Stories: The ADF on Operations - Series One Episode Five: Corporal Kat Rooney & Private Hannah Mills

Task Group Taji is a combined force of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force personnel that first deployed to Iraq in May 2015 at the request of the Iraqi Government.

By The Cove

Contemporary Operating Environment

Our Stories: The ADF On Operations - Series One Episode Four: NZDF Senior Officer and ANZAC Integration

Task Group Taji is a combined force of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force personnel that first deployed to Iraq in May 2015 at the request of the Iraqi Government.

By The Cove

Contemporary Operating Environment

Our Stories: The ADF on Operations - Series One Episode Three: At The Q-Store

Task Group Taji is a combined force of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force personnel that first deployed to Iraq in May 2015 at the request of the Iraqi Government.

By The Cove

Contemporary Operating Environment

Our Stories: The ADF on Operations - Series One Episode Two: Captain John Moulton & Corporal Josh Cooper

Task Group Taji is a combined force of Australian and New Zealand Defence Force personnel that first deployed to Iraq in May 2015 at the request of the Iraqi Government.

By The Cove

Contemporary Operating Environment

The surprising way groups like ISIS stay in power

This TED Talk from Benedetta Berti discusses non-state armed groups, such as ISIS, and what they do when they’re not fighting.

By Claire Von Wald

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