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Land Power Forum

The Land Power Forum blog is published by the Australian Army Research Centre in order to generate discussion and debate about the future of Army.
It is a forum for informed analysis, commentary, thoughts and ideas. Contributions are welcomed from stakeholders, subject matter experts and those interested in future land warfare.
If you would like to contribute, please send your article to future.landwarfare [at] defence.gov.au for review.

 

DISCLAIMER: Opinions contained within AARC publications, articles, posts and blogs are those of the authors and do not reflect the policy of the ADF. They are published to promote further analysis and debate. To read the full Defence disclaimer, click here.

  1. Future Joint Force Information Warfare Operations – Part 1 21 February 2019 Information Warfare (IW)[1] is a whole of government challenge in which Joint Forces must play an in...
  2. MAJGEN Chris Field
    Accelerated Warfare – Four Imperatives for Change - Major General Chris Field 20 February 2019 On 8 August 2018, the Chief of Army, Lieutenant General Rick Burr, released the Army’s Futures State...
  3. Military computer operators in a dark tent
    Emerging Technologies – The Primal Strategic Challenge - Dr Nitin Gupta 19 February 2019 To understand technological change, look for the enduring patterns and concepts
  4. How did Ancient warriors deal with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder? - Mr Wayne Shipp 12 February 2019 “My past is an armour I cannot take off, no matter how many times you tell me the war is over.” - un...
  5. Rusty oil barrel tilted to the right side in dried mud
    Peak Oil and the Australian Army: An Update - Major Cameron Leckie 6 February 2019 In 2007 the Australian Army Journal published an article titled Peak Oil and the Australian Army. Th...
    Tags: Logistics
  6. Wolf Warrior 2 movie still.
    Chinese evacuations and power projection: Part 2 – A movie genre is born - COL Peter Connolly 14 December 2018 This article by Director - AARC, Colonel Peter Connolly, was first published on The Strategist and i...
  7. Chinese evacuations and power projection: Part 1 – Overseas Citizen Protection - COL Peter Connolly 12 December 2018   This article by Director - AARC, Colonel Peter Connolly, was first published on The Strategist and...
  8. Artificial Intelligence in Army, Part 2: The use of AI to support Human Resources - MAJ Lee Hayward 30 November 2018 The first part of this blog focused on the risks of human bias inadvertently coded into AI. Part 2 e...
  9. Postgraduate Duy Tung Nguyen from University of NSW - Canberra, demonstrates artificial intelligence research in the Autonomy Laboratory during the Human Performance Network research forum at the Australian Defence Force Academy, Canberra, on 12 Dec 2016.
    Artificial Intelligence in Army, Part 1: The Trouble with AI - MAJ Lee Hayward 29 November 2018 Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers exciting opportunities for Army; however, there are also signifi...
  10. Australian Army padre Chaplain John Saunders (left) provides spiritual guidance to a soldier at Lone Pine Barracks, Singleton, NSW, on 27 April 2016.
    Moral Injury and Sin – who repairs the soul? - CHAP Brenton Fry 27 November 2018 As a Catholic Military Chaplain, I have always felt a deep-seated desire to go on a pilgrimage to Lo...
  11. Minister for Defence, the Hon Christopher Pyne, MP (centre right), is escorted to Camp Qargha near Kabul by Australian Defence Force personnel during his visit to Afghanistan.
    A National Security Strategy for Australia: Part 2 — ‘The whole is more than the sum of its parts’ - DR Joyo Sanyal 16 November 2018 A nation is secure to the extent to which it is not in danger of having to sacrifice core values, if...
    Tags: Strategy
  12. A National Security Strategy for Australia: Part 1 — Towards a New Paradigm - DR Joyo Sanyal 13 November 2018 We do not keep security establishments merely to defend property or territory or rights abroad or at...
    Tags: Strategy
  13. A matrix of conflict types - DR David Connery 9 November 2018 The first, the supreme, the most far-reaching act of judgment that the statesman and commander have...
    Tags: Strategy
  14. Australian Army Combat Engineers conduct a route search during the 1st Combat Engineer Regiment's Exercise Goanna Shakeout conducted at the Robertson Barracks Close Training Area on Thursday, 06th April 2017.
    Are we getting enough bang for our buck? - MAJ Christopher Murray 26 October 2018 A discussion on the Australian Army use of Anti-Tank landmines and the future
    Tags: Land combat
  15. The Australian Army partnered with Industry Defence and Security Australia Limited to present Land Forces 2018 in Adelaide from 4-6 September 2018.
    Land Forces 2018 Pt 2 - New Direction, New Communities - Dr Albert Palazzo 23 October 2018 Land Forces 2018 was great. I just wanted to state my position clearly and up front. I also must dis...
    Tags: Land combat
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