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Contemporary Operating Environment

C3 and the Hong Kong protests – An example of the future in the Asia Pacific region

In this well researched article, David Allison looks at how the protesters during Hong Kong’s 2019 large scale pro-democracy protests were able to be flexible and constantly adapt to their...

By David Allison

Contemporary Operating Environment

Cove Interview | RSM 2nd Division, WO1 Darren Murch OAM

The Director of The Cove, LTCOL Greg Colton, sits down with the RSM 2nd Division, WO1 Darren Murch, to discuss OP BUSHFIRE ASSIST

By Darren Murch OAM

Future Operating Environment

Battle 2029 - Combined Arms Manoeuvre in the Year 2029

Josh Higgins has provided another fantastic piece of military fiction in this PME package, this time in the form of a futuristic war-game. What will you do to defeat the enemy?

By Josh Higgins

Future Operating Environment

Understanding Offensive Support: An Airman Responds

In this post, Dougal Robertson provides an airman's response to Greg Colton's article 'Future Fires | A New Approach to Understanding Offensive Support'.

By Dougal Robertson

Contemporary Operating Environment

RACT Corps Conference | Automated and Autonomous Systems for Combat Service Support: Scoping Study and Technology Prioritisation

This article is suggested pre-reading for those attending the Royal Australian Corps of Transport Corps Conference. It is a summary of the full report: ‘Automated and Autonomous Systems for Combat...

By Royal Australian Corps of Transport | Head of Corps Cell

Contemporary Operating Environment

RACT Corps Conference | A Primer: Balancing Ready Now and Future Ready

The Royal Australian Corps of Transport (RACT) will hold a Corps Conference from 25 to 27 March 2020. This primer is aimed at all members of the Corps to inform and update them of upcoming changes....

By Royal Australian Corps of Transport | Head of Corps Cell

Future Operating Environment

Autopsy of a Future War | Modern War Institute

This excellent link from Modern War Institute explores how our own personal data can be used against us in future conflicts.

By The Cove

Innovation and Adaptation

How to Train Your AI Soldier Robots (And the Humans Who Command Them) | War on the Rocks

This week’s link from 'War on the Rocks' looks how we may use machine learning to train our AI controlled platforms.

By The Cove

Contemporary Operating Environment

Knowing thy adversary: Why modern militaries should study the enemy’s culture

In today's long read, Anant Mishra looks at the value of knowing your enemy.

By Anant Mishra

Innovation and Adaptation

Soldiers build drone from flat-pack to flight-ready | Grounded Curiosity

In this article from Grounded Curiosity, Jacob Choi reports on the day he spent with some Australian Army soldiers and the Precision Payload Delivery System (PPDS).

By The Cove

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