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Land Power Forum

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Land Power Forum is a public blog published by the Australian Army, and is specifically designed to generate informed discussion and new ideas that contribute to Army modernisation and the future of land power beyond 2020. Land Power Forum provides a discussion space for informed analysis, commentary, thoughts, and ideas among military practitioners, interested stakeholders, subject matter experts, and deep thinkers.


  1. Three Cs
    Three Cs - Planning Observations from Exercise Hamel 2016 17 April 2017 This paper shares planning observations from 3rd Brigade Headquarters Forward during Exercise Hamel,... read more
    Tags: Land combat
  2. Post Traumatic Growth
    Should Army also talk about Post Traumatic Growth? 17 April 2017 Army is making significant progress to reduce the stigma surrounding mental illness, particularly il... read more
  3. ADF Space Operations Self-Reliance
    ADF Space Operations Self-Reliance: An Alternative Universe and the Primacy of Vision 5 April 2017 The year is 2022, and regional actors have initiated hostilities near a familiar peninsula, several... read more
  4. Making a Case for Space
    Making a Case for Space: The Small Satellite Value Proposition 3 April 2017 Whether it realises it or not, the modern world relies on space-based technology for a range of vita... read more
  5. Logistics and the art of prioritisation 24 December 2016 Previously I argued that the battlefield has always been dispersing, and tactics have adjusted accor... read more
    Tags: Strategy
  6. Logistics and the dispersed battlefield: Reframing the discussion 24 November 2016 ‘It is no great matter to change tactical plans in a hurry and to send troops off in new directions.... read more
    Tags: Strategy
  7. The Commander, the control of logistics, and the false debate on centralisation: Responding to the needs of the modern battlefield 24 November 2016 ‘Sound logistics forms the foundation for the development of strategic flexibility and mobility. If... read more
  8. All-Corps Mounted Combatant Skills: The Search for the Missing Word 14 November 2016 This article will seek to argue that historical concepts of mounted forces have framed our contempor... read more
    Tags: Logistics
  9. The Professional Portfolio: Setting the standard today by investing in tomorrow 14 November 2016 Every soldier has an individual responsibility to study the profession of arms. A soldier without ei... read more
  10. Policy, the Australian Maritime Strategy and Future War: Part 2 7 November 2016 In an earlier blog post for this forum, I discussed some of the government’s latest policy, its rela... read more


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