Future Operating Environment

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The future ain’t what it used to be | The Interpreter

This week's link on the difficulties of future planning is from The Interpreter, the website of the Lowy Institute - an independent, non-partisan think-tank based in Sydney.

By The Cove

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Battle 2029 - Combined Arms Manoeuvre in the Year 2029

Josh Higgins has provided another fantastic piece of military fiction in this PME package, this time in the form of a futuristic war-game. What will you do to defeat the enemy?

By Josh Higgins

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Understanding Offensive Support: An Airman Responds

In this post, Dougal Robertson provides an airman's response to Greg Colton's article 'Future Fires | A New Approach to Understanding Offensive Support'.

By Dougal Robertson

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Autopsy of a Future War | Modern War Institute

This excellent link from Modern War Institute explores how our own personal data can be used against us in future conflicts.

By The Cove

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The Future of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the ADF

Unmanned Aerial Systems, or UAS, have almost become synonymous with ISR. However, Chris Baillie argues UAS platforms can provide so much more capability to the ADF, if only we fully exploit them.

By Chris Baillie

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Future Fires | A New Approach to Understanding Offensive Support

In this article, Greg Colton agues that viewing procurement through the cost of effect, rather than the cost of capability, not only leads to better value for money but forces the Army to examine how...

By Greg Colton

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Link | Strategic Army: Developing Trust in the Shifting Landscape

This article, from the Joint Force Quarterly, examines the changing operational environment and how trust is a targetable critical vulnerability within the cognitive battlespace.

By Emily Bienvenue and Zachary Rogers

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Link: What chess can teach us about the future of AI and war

In this article, published in War on the Rocks, Andrew Lohn argues that chess has been teaching military strategists the ways of war for hundreds of years and has been a testbed for AI development...

By The Cove

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Specialist Troop Mobility and Sustainability Support to the Multi-National Joint Task Force

In this article, Joseph Sorrensen examines how Specialist Engineer Troop’s niche capabilities can provide mobility and sustainability support to the Multi-National Joint Task Force (JTF) within a...

By Joseph Sorrensen

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Welcome to the Grey Zone: Hybrid warfare as opportunity in the current era

Ben Hussell provides a great in-depth and wide ranging overview of the Grey Zone and how we should be thinking and operating within it.

By Ben Hussell

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