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Australian Army Journal Volume 16 Number 1

We are very pleased to release the latest edition of the Australian Army Journal.

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Three soldiers walking, silhouetted in dust

Strategic Assessment, Quarter 2 2020

The purpose of this paper is to highlight key trends and challenges to the Army in order to inform force design, structure and posture decisions. It considers emergent challenges faced by Australia and assesses their implications for the Army’s future concepts, force structure and narrative. This paper is oriented towards the impact of the summer bushfire season, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ramifications of these events within the geostrategic environment.

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An Australian Army soldier from the 2nd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, fires at the enemy during a night contact at Shoalwater Bay Training Area as part of Exercise Hamel 2018.

The MakerSpace Project

Read the latest update on MakerSpaces in Army, a project headed up by the Australian Army Research Centre's Dr Lyndal Thompson. Learn about its significance for innovation and learning for an Army in Motion in an era of Accelerated Warfare.

MakerSpaces in Army

  • Members of 16th Regiment armed with their RBS-70 watch over the battle field as two US Army Apache Attack helicopters demonstrate their capability at Shoalwater Bay Training Area in Central Queensland.

    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.