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Doctrine

Army produces doctrine publications and procedural manuals for use in all Army formations and schools. Land Doctrine at Army Knowledge Centre manages the Army Reference Library on behalf of the Chief of Army to ensure all publications are relevant, produced in a timely manner and are accessible for all users. Land Doctrine publishes current UNCLASSIFIED doctrine on this site to improve accessibility to doctrine.

Military Doctrine is the fundamental principles by which military forces guide their actions in support of national objectives. It is authoritative but requires judgement in its application. Derived from a mixture of operational experience, observation and applied thought, doctrine is general in nature and describes fundamentals, principles and preconditions of military operations at the different operational levels.

Capstone Doctrine

LWD 1 The Fundamentals of Land Power

Land Warfare Doctrine Box of Books

LWD 1-0 Personnel

LWD 2-0 Intelligence

LWD 3-0 Operations

LWD 4-0 Logistics

LWD 5-0 Planning

LWD 6-0 Signals

LWD 7-0 Training and Education

Given below are the current UNCLASSIFIED Army doctrine publications:-

LWD 1-2 Health Support

LWD 3-0-1 Counterinsurgency

LWD 3-0-3 Formation Tactics (Interim)

LWD 3-0-4 Stability Actions (Interim)

LWD 3-3-1 Employment of Army Aviation

LWD 3-3-4 Employment of Armour

LWD 3-3-7 Employment of Infantry

LWD 3-4-1 Employment of Artillery

LWD 3-6-1 Employment of Engineers

LWD 3-8-6 Civil-Military Cooperation

LWD 7-6 Adventurous Training (Interim)

LWP-G 1-1-3 Postal Support

LWP-G 3-9-6 Operations in Urban Environments

LWP-G 7-0-1 The Conduct of Training

LWP-G 7-1-2 The Instructor's Handbook

LWP-G 7-5-5 Training Adversary (Interim)

LWP-G 7-6-2 Adventurous Training – Roping

LWP-G 7-6-3 Adventurous Training – Backcountry Skiing and Alpine Survival

LWP-G 7-7-5 Drill

 

Contact Army Doctrine: army.doctrine [at] defence.gov.au

Release of LWD 3-0-4 Stability Actions

The LWD 3-0-4 Stability Actions publication has been developed to provide guidance on stability actions across the range of military land activities and operations.

The publication is functional tactical doctrine written to support all levels of training in stability actions. The publication is intended to support commanders, staff and students alike.

This publication contains information on the following:

• tactics within the context of stability activities

• stability activities, tactical actions, tactical tasks and techniques

• enabling activities and tactical tasks.

Access LWD 3-0-4 Stability Actions

Last updated
19 December 2018
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