Future Operating Environment

Future Operating Environment

Army's Hybrid Threat (Part Three): Knowing Your Enemy

A timely reminder that whilst Australia enjoys extended peacetime on our shores, the Army needs to consider frames for reality to ensure we are not 'training blind.'

By Daniel Kirkham

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Australian Land Force's Vulnerability to Drone Warfare

"...the emerging threat hovers over our capability gap, waiting to fill the niche and take advantage of the opportunity we readily present to them." James Harvey paints a vivid and worrisome picture...

By James Harvey

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War machines: Can AI for war be ethical?

On 24 Feb 20 the US Department of Defense (DoD) announced a number of ethical guidelines as they continue to develop AI for battlefield use. In this article Aaron Wright looks at how four schools of...

By Aaron Wright

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Writing Competition | An Artillery Brigade

In this Cove 2020 Writing Competition entry, Pietro Ruggeri looks at a possible future of the RAA.

By Pietro Ruggeri

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Objective Force 2028

In a recent Cove article ‘Autonomous Weapon Systems for the Land Domain’, Peter Milani talked about Autonomous systems / human teaming and what it may look like. This short fictional story from Paul...

By Paul Dehnert

2028.......Not that far away.....

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Autonomous Weapon Systems for the Land Domain

In this long, well researched and very informative read, Peter Milani gives us some intelligent insight into Autonomous Weapon Systems (AWS) and what they could mean for the Australian Defence Force...

By Peter A. Milani

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Link | Battlefield singularity, AI pixie dust, and the future of war | National Security Podcast

On this National Security Podcast, Elsa Kania joins Katherine Mansted to talk about strategic competition in the age of artificial intelligence, the modernisation of China's People's Liberation Army...

By The Cove

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A force for good: A discussion of the Army’s future role in disaster relief and recovery operations

'This article aims to promote discussion among military professionals about how best the Army might posture itself to flexibly respond to disasters, while concurrently managing the need to train and...

By Owain Griffiths

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Bridges Papers 2020 | Future Artillery and Joint Effects

The Bridges Papers 2020 from Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery is a collection of 15 papers with a focus on future artillery and joint effects.

By The Cove

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Link | An uncertain and dangerous decade: Preparing the Army for the next ten years

This paper, from our friends and partners at the Australian Army Research Centre, examines the impact of the first half of 2020. The author argues that the Army must make a compelling argument for...

By The Cove

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