Operational Art

War

Design and Planning of Campaigns and Operations

This paper by Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Smith forms part of the Land Warfare Studies Centre Study Papers. The premise of this study paper is that operational art and strategy are dynamic and...

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Operational Art

Is the Operational Art Still Relevant?

To stimulate discussion and debate, authors from the Defence Studies Department, Kings College London, have put together a series of articles. In the first article via Defence in Depth, Dr Stuart...

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Operational Art

Joint Operations in the 21st Century

This presentation from the former Chief of the Defence Force, Air Chief Marshall Angus Houston, outlines the senior leadership vision and joint operations out to 2030.

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Operational Art

The Origin and Evolution of Operational Art

This monograph titled 'What is the Operational Art?' via the United States Army Command and General Staff College attempts to offer a simple and clear explanation of operational art. Author, Major...

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War

The Operational Level of War and the Operational Art

In this article, via Defence-In-Depth, Kings College London, two historians Dr Huw Davies and Dr Robert Foley, outline the relevance of the operational art and operational level of war concept to the...

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Operational Art in a Middle-Power Context

In this monograph via the USA Army SAMS, Richard Dickson considers whether operational art is a viable construct for Canada and other middle-powers.

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War

Levels of War

This document via the United States Air Force College provides a concise 1 1/2 page explanation of each of the levels and how they relate to one another.

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Operational Art

What is Operational Art (keeping it simple?)

In less than a page encyclopedia.com breaks it down for us, explaining that operational art forms a bridge between strategy, defining the political aims of a war, and tactics, fighting the battles...

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Operational Art from a Canadian Perspective

The book 'The Operational Art: Canadian perspectives: Context and Concepts, edited by Allan English, Daniel Gosselin, Howard Coombs and Laurence Hickey. The essays in this book are designed to make a...

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Strategy

Australia's Strategic Culture & Way of War

This paper by Professor Michael Evans, published as part of the Land Warfare Studies Centre Study Papers, examines Australia's strategic culture and way of war over the course of a century.

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