Contemporary Operating Environment

Training

What it Feels Like to be Effectively Suppressed

This video, via junkers530.com, shows what it is really like to be effectively suppressed.

By The Cove

Contemporary Operating Environment

Houthi Suicide Boat Attack on a Saudi Frigate

In this video, via Task and Purpose, a Houthi Suicide Boat attacks a Saudi Frigate.

By Vicky Osborn

Training

Tactical Tunnel Considerations

This aide memoir, produced by the US Army Asymmetric Warfare Group, provides lessons learned from fighting Islamic State in the tunnels of Mosul.

By Tom McDermott

Contemporary Operating Environment

7 Brigade Hybrid Warfare Symposium: Mr Peter Jennings

Mr Peter Jennings from ASPI lays out how to develop a counter-hybrid warfare strategy

By Tom McDermott

Contemporary Operating Environment

7 Brigade Hybrid Warfare Symposium: Prof Michael Evans

Prof Michael Evans from the Australian Defence College challenges hybrid warfare and the entire idea of the conference

By Tom McDermott

Contemporary Operating Environment

Russian Special Forces Operating in Syria

This video, via the Washinton Post and dated 11 December 2016, shows Russian Special Forces soldiers operating inside Syria.

By The Cove

Contemporary Operating Environment

7 Brigade Hybrid Warfare Symposium: Dr Malcolm Davis

Dr Malcolm Davis briefs on the implications for Australia of the US Third Offset Strategy.

By Tom McDermott

Contemporary Operating Environment

What It's Really Like to Fight with the Islamic State

This video, obtained by Vice Nes, reportedly shows head cam footage from Islamic State fighters conducting offensive operations against the Kurdish Peshmerga near Mosul, Iraq.

By Tom McDermott

War Room

SIED Attack on Armour in Mosul

A link showing a suicide vehicle borne improvised explosive device targetting Iraqi armour in Mosul, Iraq.

By Tom McDermott

Contemporary Operating Environment

Let's Learn the Right Lessons from the Ukraine

In this post on the Land Power Forum, James Ellis-Smith argues that the lessons from the current conflict in the Ukraine indicate the Army should move away from conventional conflict and move towards...

By Tom McDermott

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