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Contemporary Operating Environment

Multi-Domain Operations – 16 REGT RAA PME Session

Adam Other-Gee writes about some PME that 16th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery conducted this year about Multi-Domain Operations.

Contemporary Operating Environment

Link | Being Fluent in the language of coercion

In light of the repetitive use of the term coercion in the recent Defence Strategic Update, today's link is to an article by Nick Brown, first published by The Australian Army Research Centre, which...

Contemporary Operating Environment

Cyber Security in Army - A didactic of culture

Edward Farrell has over a decade of experience in the cyber security industry and in the Army (one advantage of being in the Army Reserve!). In this article, Edward points out some of the lessons...


Future Operating Environment

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...

Future Operating Environment

Writing Competition | An Artillery Brigade

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

Future Operating Environment

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

Future Operating Environment

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...


Innovation and Adaptation

The Tank Capability of the Future

The MBT conundrum: what might be the characteristics of the direct fire support capability that eventually replaces our Abrams?

Innovation and Adaptation

Learn to Code – Skills and Equipment for the 2030 CER

Thomas Tilque thinks the skills the Sapper of 2030 will need will be very different to the ones they have today......

Innovation and Adaptation

Military Technology? You’re the Wrong Person to Ask

Judging technology’s advance is tricky – particularly if you have experience!

Innovation and Adaptation

How do we suitably acquire C4 systems to meet the challenges of modern warfare?

Given how quickly technology evolves, is the capability life cycle and procurement processes appropriate to meet the C4 needs of the ADF?


Innovation and Adaptation

The Tank Capability of the Future

The MBT conundrum: what might be the characteristics of the direct fire support capability that eventually replaces our Abrams?

By Bruce Cameron

Innovation and Adaptation

Learn to Code – Skills and Equipment for the 2030 CER

Thomas Tilque thinks the skills the Sapper of 2030 will need will be very different to the ones they have today......

By Thomas Tilque

Innovation and Adaptation

Military Technology? You’re the Wrong Person to Ask

Judging technology’s advance is tricky – particularly if you have experience!

By Mike Kalms

Future Operating Environment

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

Contemporary Operating Environment

Multi-Domain Operations – 16 REGT RAA PME Session

Adam Other-Gee writes about some PME that 16th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery conducted this year about Multi-Domain Operations.

By Adam Other-Gee

Future Operating Environment

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

Future Operating Environment

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.....

Future Operating Environment

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

Innovation and Adaptation

How do we suitably acquire C4 systems to meet the challenges of modern warfare?

Given how quickly technology evolves, is the capability life cycle and procurement processes appropriate to meet the C4 needs of the ADF?

By Daniel Lee

Future Operating Environment

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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