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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. 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper: What’s for Army? 11 May 2018 The 2017 Foreign Policy White Paper (FPWP) presents a strategic assessment of the international envi...
    Tags: Strategy
  2. The Case for Creating a Human Performance Branch 8 May 2018 Despite all the hysteria and investment in ‘kit’, the soldier remains the single most important and...
  3. Cricketers and Diggers 1 May 2018 It was bound to happen: the Australian cricketers have now been compared to diggers. ‘Australian val...
    Tags: Strategy
  4. Riding the Future Battlefield 24 April 2018 PME needs to produce strategists able to draw sufficient conclusions from insufficient resources.  O...
    Tags: Strategy
  5. IO Theory: Creating Resonance 6 April 2018 Our current conflicts require action across all domains: the physical, information and cognitive. Ho...
  6. Mechatronic Manoeuvre: Fighting Fire with Fire 4 April 2018 ‘Be stirring as the time; be fire with fire and threaten the threatener’
    Tags: Strategy
  7. The Dilemma of Putting Technology ‘In’ or ‘On’ the Soldier 3 April 2018 The Future Land Warfare Report 2014 (FLWR) raises the prospect of the Australian Army establishing a...
    Tags: Land combat
  8. Modernisation Equations: On Automation, Digitalisation & Electrification of Vehicle Fleets 29 March 2018 ‘Science runs ahead of military and political affairs evolving new conditions, which institutions mu...
    Tags: Logistics
  9. Cultural Intelligence and Indigenous Engagement – Opportunities for Army 28 March 2018 The soldiers, command-teams and senior members of 51 FNQR underwent a very different form of inducti...
    Tags: Strategy
  10. Command for the Mission: Understanding Mission Command 26 March 2018 If there are two words guaranteed to generate an emotional response in professional Army officers –...
  11. To STEM or not to STEM? Is it the right question? 21 March 2018 In a world of increasing resource constraints and complex human and environmental challenges, techno...
  12. ADFA: Fit for Purpose? 19 March 2018 Since opening its doors in 1986, the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) remains an important wa...
  13. To Automate or Not Automate? That is the Question 1 March 2018 ‘In a few years robots will move so fast you will need a strobe light to see them’  
  14. From Digger to Super Soldier: Human Performance Management Policy 20 November 2017 Human performance technologies continue to advance at an exponential rate.  A core part of this adva...
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