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    Australian Army Journal

    First published in the 1940s, the Australian Army Journal provides the primary forum for Army's professional discourse, as well as facilitating debate within the Australian 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.

  • Australian Army forward observer Gunner Zeke Barker, from the 8th/12th Regiment, Royal Australian Artillery, uses the Sophie-MF long-range thermal imager to provide battlefield commentary as part of Exercise Maroon Dawn at Cultana Training Area, South Australia.

    Strategic Analysis

    Strategic Analysis is conducted by the Australian Army Research Centre for the purpose of identifying opportunities for Future Landpower.

    Strategic Analysis consists of Strategic Assessments highlighting key trends and challenges to the Army in order to inform force design, structure and posture decisions and Spotlight Briefs providing a periodically released curated overview of issues relevant to Australian Landpower.

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    Army Futures Research Framework 2022-23

    Through the Army Research Scheme (ARS), the Australian Army Research Centre contracts researchers within Defence and from think tanks, academics and independent scholars annually to undertake research on priority topics identified by Army. To that end, researchers are invited to apply for funding to address one of the 2022 ARS questions identified in the Army Futures Research Framework. Research funded under the ARS will be considered for publication in the peer reviewed Australian Army Journal, Army Occasional Papers or Monograph series. For more information about the scheme, prospective applicants should read the Framework and go to our ARS page.

  • Occasional Papers

    Occasional Papers

    The Australian Army Occasional Papers are significant, stand-alone works written to generate informed discussion and new ideas that contribute to Army modernisation and the future of land power.

  • Australian Army Reading List 2019

    Australian Army Reading List

    This reading list is designed to prepare an officer or soldier for service in the profession of arms.

    The profession of arms can be unforgiving and competitive. The consequences of failing are significant for the individual, his or her comrades and the nation they serve. This reading list provides a number of publications that can help prepare you for service and which will allow you to better understand the demands that service will place on one's self and one's comrades.

  • seminar series

    Seminar Series

    The AARC seminar series consists of presentations on a variety of topics relating to land power. The aim is to encourage intellectual development and thinking.

    The seminars provide an opportunity for debate and discussion.

  • Australian Army Research Centre Seminar Series


    The Australian Army Research Centre will conduct on themes that enhance the debate on current and future land warfare issues and topics either independent or with other organisations.

    The section contains all of the presentations from those AARC conferences as well as the Land Force Seminars.

  • research reports

    Research Reports

    The Australian Army Research Centre has supported research into a variety of areas over a number of years.

    Not all research relates to Army’s future warfare.

    This section contains all those reports that are not contained in the Occasional Papers.

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    Land Warfare Studies Centre

    The Land Warfare Study Centre is a historical organisation that conducted and engage others to address a wide range of military related research.

    This section lists all of the historical papers.