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David Beaumont


Colonel David Beaumont is currently the Director of the Australian Army Research Centre.

A logistician by background, he recently Commander the Army School of Logistics Operations and has seen operational Service in Joint and Army logistics roles. He is a graduate of the University of New South Wales (Master of Business) and the Australian National University (Master of Arts (Research)) through the Australian Command and Staff Course. He is undertaking a Doctor of Philosophy through the Australian National University; in this research he is examining the effectiveness of the ADF’s approach to leveraging civilian resources for preparedness and operations.


Title Date Published
Australia, expeditionary warfare and maritime strategy
The case for an Army logistic narrative
The uncertain road to becoming 'expeditionary': Conceiving the deployable Army of the future
The uncertain road to becoming 'expeditionary': Reasserting Army’s expeditionary credentials
Logistics and the dispersed battlefield: Reframing the discussion
The Commander, the control of logistics, and the false debate on centralisation: Responding to the needs of the modern battlefield
Logistics and the art of prioritisation
Transforming Army Logistics: Realising the sustainable joint land force
Transforming Australian Army Logistics to Sustain the Joint Land Force
Expeditionary warfare and military operations under a maritime strategy
Pulling Forward the Future - Welcome to the Land Power Forum 2020
An uncertain and dangerous decade: Preparing the Army for the next ten years
Introducing ‘An uncertain and dangerous decade – preparing the Army for the next ten years’
Release of Australian Army Journal Vol XVI No 1 2020
The Future is the Present - Welcome to the Land Power Forum for 2021
FLW Academic Open Day
Designing the Future: Thinking About Joint Operations
Future Land Warfare Collection 2021: The Debris of an Organisation
Welcome to the Land Power Forum for 2022