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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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. The Russians Are NOT coming 7 November 2016 How long will it be until Russia invades the Baltic States? Or Poland? Or indeed even attempts to ca... read more
    Tags: Strategy
  7. 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
  8. Non-religious radicalisation: The ‘selfie’ generation of terrorists 1 November 2016 Throughout the past two decades the words religious extremism and terrorism have become synonymous w... read more
    Tags: Strategy
  9. The Innovation Quest through Cultural Badlands 1 November 2016 ‘But a nation that does not exploit new and emerging technologies, that does not continuously modern... read more
  10. The canon and four generations of warfare 20 October 2016 The word canon originated from Greek as kanōn (rule). Today, one definition of canon is ‘the list of... read more
    Tags: Land combat

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