War Room

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


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

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