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Contemporary Operating Environment

The Launch of the Forces Command Plan 2020-2028

MAJGEN Chris Field gives an overview on the outcome of his 100 day assessment of Forces Command. Contains links to the Forces Command Plan 2020-2028 (DPN and open source).

Contemporary Operating Environment

Synchronising Lethal and Non-Lethal Effects in High Intensity Operations | Joint Warfighting Assessment 2019

This article highlights lessons learnt by the 3rd Brigade's Joint Fires and Effects Coordination Centre (based on 4th Regiment, RAA) whilst participating in the US-led Joint Warfighting Assessment...

Contemporary Operating Environment

That others may live in peace: Death in an Afghan Valley

In the final post during this week of remembrance, Greg Colton provides a personal reflection on those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

Contemporary Operating Environment

Fighting Hybrid Threats : Lessons Learned from DATE

Daniel Kirkham examines how the Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) was used on Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 19 and how we can improve our training by understanding hybrid threats.


Future Operating Environment

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Welcome to the Grey Zone: Hybrid warfare as opportunity in the current era

Ben Hussell provides a great in-depth and wide ranging overview of the Grey Zone and how we should be thinking and operating within it.

Future Operating Environment

Engineer Reconnaissance within a Mechanised Squadron in 2030

This article explores what Engineer Reconnaissance within a Mechanised Combat Engineer Squadron should look like in 2030.

Future Operating Environment

War is Dead: 5 Areas for Investment & Modernization for Future Conflict

In this engaging article, J. David Thompson talks about the five areas he believes modern Armies need to focus on to be ready to win future conflicts.

Future Operating Environment

The Integrated Digital Soldier System

This week’s long read is from Dan Skinner and follows up on his article on the Integrated Digital Platoon.


Innovation and Adaptation

Improving the sensor-shooter link for an Army in Motion

This article is in reply to Jason Kirkham's recent submission to The Cove on Fighting with Fires. Braden Holmes has provided a solution to expanding observation of fires training throughout the...

Innovation and Adaptation

i-Can Help You

Samuel Duckett White and Lincoln Sudholz explore the realm of the possible when it comes to applying machine learning to areas such as the Military Justice System and Career Management.

Innovation and Adaptation

More Than Just a Hashtag: The Criticality of Developing an Intellectual Edge

Originally posted on The Forge, Greg Colton, the Director of The Cove, defines the Intellectual Edge.

Innovation and Adaptation

A Changing Army Does Not Arrive

What is the role of the RSM in an Army in Motion? This article from Darren Murch argues that RSMs should focus on 'changing' rather than 'change' if the Army is to be Future Ready.


Contemporary Operating Environment

The Launch of the Forces Command Plan 2020-2028

MAJGEN Chris Field gives an overview on the outcome of his 100 day assessment of Forces Command. Contains links to the Forces Command Plan 2020-2028 (DPN and open source).

By Chris Field

Contemporary Operating Environment

Synchronising Lethal and Non-Lethal Effects in High Intensity Operations | Joint Warfighting Assessment 2019

This article highlights lessons learnt by the 3rd Brigade's Joint Fires and Effects Coordination Centre (based on 4th Regiment, RAA) whilst participating in the US-led Joint Warfighting Assessment...

By Paul Duncan

Innovation and Adaptation

Improving the sensor-shooter link for an Army in Motion

This article is in reply to Jason Kirkham's recent submission to The Cove on Fighting with Fires. Braden Holmes has provided a solution to expanding observation of fires training throughout the...

By Braden Holmes

Contemporary Operating Environment

That others may live in peace: Death in an Afghan Valley

In the final post during this week of remembrance, Greg Colton provides a personal reflection on those who have made the ultimate sacrifice.

By Greg Colton

Future Operating Environment

Welcome to the Grey Zone: Hybrid warfare as opportunity in the current era

Ben Hussell provides a great in-depth and wide ranging overview of the Grey Zone and how we should be thinking and operating within it.

By Ben Hussell

PETER DAZELEY/GETTY IMAGES

Innovation and Adaptation

i-Can Help You

Samuel Duckett White and Lincoln Sudholz explore the realm of the possible when it comes to applying machine learning to areas such as the Military Justice System and Career Management.

By Samuel C. Duckett White

Innovation and Adaptation

More Than Just a Hashtag: The Criticality of Developing an Intellectual Edge

Originally posted on The Forge, Greg Colton, the Director of The Cove, defines the Intellectual Edge.

By Greg Colton

Innovation and Adaptation

A Changing Army Does Not Arrive

What is the role of the RSM in an Army in Motion? This article from Darren Murch argues that RSMs should focus on 'changing' rather than 'change' if the Army is to be Future Ready.

By Darren Murch OAM

Contemporary Operating Environment

Fighting Hybrid Threats : Lessons Learned from DATE

Daniel Kirkham examines how the Decisive Action Training Environment (DATE) was used on Exercise TALISMAN SABRE 19 and how we can improve our training by understanding hybrid threats.

By Daniel Kirkham

Contemporary Operating Environment

Fighting with Fires – Talisman Sabre 2019

Considerations for the enhancement of Army's ability to dominate our terrain and enemy through joint effects in future conflicts.

By Jason Kirkham

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