Operational Art

Operational Art

Stranded Capability? The value of the Army Reserve Asset in 2020

Is the Army Reserve of today fit for purpose? In this article Mike Kalms looks at the value of the Army Reserve asset in 2020.

By Mike Kalms

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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

Operational Art

The Thinking Combat Brigade: A Dominant and Prestigious Force

In today's article, Callum Muntz asks what if the frames of reference we all possess - imposed on us from our similar training, experiences, and culture - could be hindering our ability to make the...

By Callum Muntz

Operational Art

Time for a new approach to war? A case for adopting the Kill Chain concept.

Environmental, operational and conceptual considerations emerging from acceptance and analysis of accelerated warfare point to the need to shift to a targeting frame of reference from a manoeuvre one...

By Thomas Basan

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Kiwi PME: The New Zealand's Land Warfare Symposium

Ryan Kelly passes on some of the insights he recently received at the New Zealand Defence Force's Land Warfare Symposium.

By Ryan Kelly

Operational Art

Our Joint Task Force: Ready for the future

This article discusses the evolution of the Joint Task Force on Exercise Talisman Sabre, which it examines through the lenses of Accelerated Warfare and the US Army’s Multi-Domain Operations...

By David Caligari

Operational Art

Strength in Numbers? Mass and Precision | The Warrant Officer

Today's link from the UK's Warrant Officer Blog examines the concepts of Mass and Precision. A good short read.

By The Cove

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Human Performance Optimisation in the Army

Gavin Sonsee provides an overview of what the Army is working on in the Human Performance space, including the physical, cognitive and socio-cultural understanding.

By Gavin Sonsee

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Reflecting on Part-Time Sub-Unit Command

This post from Aaron Jackson highlights observations he made during the first eighteen months as a sub-unit commander in the Australian Army Reserve. The article is intended to assist future part...

By Aaron P. Jackson

Operational Art

The PME Ashes

As England and Australia prepare to step onto the pitch for the third test, The Cove's recent UK exchange officer, Joe Read, reviews the approach of both armies to PME.

By Joe Read

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