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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 AARC.AusArmy [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. MakerSpaces in Army—a practical application 4 December 2019 In our two previous blogs on MakerSpaces (Part One and Part Two) we have taken our readers through a...
  2. History and the Future of War: A Reflection 19 November 2019 ‘Observing how our past appeared when it was the future can help us understand why events occurred a...
    Tags: Strategy
  3. Devil’s Advocate: Divergent Thinking is Salvation 13 November 2019 Our people must be leaders and integrators who contribute to multi-disciplinary teams, enabling us t...
  4. MakerSpaces in Army: Encouraging innovation through non-linear thinking 12 November 2019 The beginning of this journey could be characterised as an unorthodox approach to solving a problem...
  5. A Lightweight, Deployable Water Purifier 6 November 2019 I have an idea for producing high-quality drinking water at very short notice in support of soldiers...
    Tags: Logistics
  6. Indirect Machine Gunnery for the Motorised Battalion 5 November 2019 Introduction Imagine having the ability to direct suppressive fire on to a target from distance with...
    Tags: Land combat
  7. Intelligent Systems in EOD 5 November 2019 Explosive Ordnance (EO) and Improvised Threats (collectively Explosive Hazards) caused 7,239 civilia...
  8. Getting an Army in Motion Moving 29 October 2019 The recently released Chief of Army’s statement, Army in Motion, is a critically important document...
    Tags: Strategy
  9. Principally Right: Addressing the Challenge of Thinking 28 October 2019 “[I]f one is to understand ‘the great mystery’ one must study all its aspects, not just the dogmatic...
  10. Crossing 2000 Kilometres of Death 17 September 2019 Introduction On May 8, 1864, Ulysses S Grant’s Union soldiers clashed with the Confederate troops of...
    Tags: Strategy
  11. Part 2: Winning without Fighting – Information Environment Operations and Accelerated Warfare 13 September 2019 Part 2 of this blog will explore how the Joint Force might win without fighting by leveraging the id...
  12. Part 1: Winning without Fighting –Information Environment Operations and Accelerated Warfare 12 September 2019 In July 2017, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) issued a change to United States doct...
  13. Soft Power Thoughts From The Marawi Crisis For An Evolving Threat Paradigm 11 September 2019 “Power is war, the continuation of war by other means… Should one then turn around the formula and s...
  14. Seize, defy and discredit: a potent asymmetric strategy 10 September 2019 Discussing the implications of Marawi: Part 1 - Hard Power
    Tags: Land combat
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