Operational Art

War

Is the 'Operational Art' Synonymous with the Operational Level of War?

This article by Dale Eikmeier via Small Wars Journal offers yet another perspective on whether or not the operational art is synonymous with the operational level of war. 

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Operational Art

Invigorating Campaigning into the Australian Defence Force

This paper by Lieutenant Colonel Trent Scott, published as part of the Land Warfare Studies Centre Study Papers, provides a critique of the Australian Defence Force's (ADF) approach to operational...

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Operational Art

Introduction to Joint Operations

The Australian Defence Force Warfare Centre (ADFWC) is one of our premier institutions for training and education. Here they offer 'an introduction to joint operations', a series of presentations...

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The ADF and the Operational Art

This article by Professor Michael Evans via the Institute for Regional Security argues that the ADF has failed to keep abreast of conceptual developments and debates regarding operational art that...

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Operational Art

Overview of Operational Art

This article or briefing script via the Air University of the Air War College provides a great snapshot of many of the elements that feed into the operational art.

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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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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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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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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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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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