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Grounded Curiosity Blog

Grounded Curiosity covers includes a broad range of topics that span across all areas of the #BreakIn. From their website: Grounded Curiosity aims to start a conversation with military personnel...

By The Cove

Tactics

Using Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems to Call for Fire, Today

This article, written by three USMC officers, examines the potential small unmanned aircraft systems have for enabling ground maneouvre through directing offensive fires.

By Paul Niggl

Tactics

Shooting Holes in Small Arms: A Terminal Effects Case Study

The author explain how and why small arms ammunition is fundamental to the generation of land combat power

By Mathew Brooks

Tactical and Technical

Intelligent Disobedience

This article by Professor Lloyd Clark via the UK Centre for Army Leadership provides a German example of the successful employment of intelligent disobedience on the battlefield. He also raises some...

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

Keyboard Warriors: 'Best practice for countering violent extremism

The Keyboard Warriors conference held on 30-31 March 2017 in Melbourne brought together speakers from the Australian, US and British militaries, law enforcement and emergency services, government,...

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

Commanding the Military During Disaster Response

This article via Inderscience explains the fundamentals of adaptive campaigning which comprises five mutually reinforcing and interdependent Lines of Operation: Joint Land Combat, Population...

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

Combat Case Studies from the Middle East

This link to "Case Studies from the Long War" via the Combat Studies Institute (also recently shared by Grounded Curiosity), provides seven different lethal and non-lethal missions from Iraq and...

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

How the Dutch Tackle Leadership Development in Army Leaders

Major Peter de Bock and Doctor Peter Olsthoorn via the Journal of Military and Strategic Studies examine in depth what leadership theories should underpin the promotion courses for junior officers,...

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

Finding Time for Professional Reading

Listening to audio books as an alternate to physically reading is occasionally frowned upon by the academically elite, however this article by Nicholas Simontis via The Military Leader, explains the...

By The Cove

Training

Professional Development: a Perspective from the Ranks

In this article, Karl Boeck argues that Officers and Other Ranks develop in different Ways.

By The Cove

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