War Room

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

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.

By Jass Zarlenga

Innovation and Adaptation

The Singapore Armed Forces Volunteer Corps and Opportunities for the Australian Total Force

The recently published Army in Motion CA Guidance declares that the Australian Army needs to adapt to compete for and retain talent through changes in work organisation and demographics. This article...

By Mark Armstrong

Contemporary Operating Environment

Does the Australian Army need Multi-Domain Operations?

In this article, Mark Mankowski argues that the Australian Army needs to adopt Multi-Domain Operations as a doctrine for how we fight, but modify it for our unique operational problems and our...

By Mark Mankowski

Contemporary Operating Environment

Lessons learned from blue on blue for air defence capabilities

This article examines the causes of the loss of Tornado ZG710 on 23 March 2003 and gives some lessons learned to guide the introduction of the ADF's new air defence system.

By Nicholas Wells

Contemporary Operating Environment

Power Management and Silent Watch – Challenges and Opportunities for the Digitised Force

In this well researched article, Lachlan Window examines the power consumption issues facing the modern gunline.

By Lachlan Window

Innovation and Adaptation

Future Ready

Melissa Tal sees a future where computers will be doing much of our thinking for us. However, she also believes that we will need to be more human in order to survive this brave new world.

By Melissa Tal

Contemporary Operating Environment

Building Bridges in the South West Pacific: Harnessing Army’s Part-Time Construction Engineers

The CO of the 5th Engineer Regiment, Renée Kidson is looking for any Tradies who are up for a challenge!

By Renée Kidson

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.

By J. David Thompson

Innovation and Adaptation

Indirect Machine Gunnery for the Motorised Battalion

Chris Thorburn shares his ideas for improving indirect machine gunnery in the motorised battalion.

By Chris Thorburn

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