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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.

QTC 2021 three people at the QTC 2021 table
Army sets their sights on robotic and autonomous systems, concepts, and technologies Robotic and Autonomous Systems Implementation Coordination Office (RICO)
21 October 2021 Quantum TechnologyEmerging TechnologiesRobotics & Autonomous SystemsRICO
Australian soldiers disembarking a naval ship
2021 Chief of Army History Conference Australian Army History Unit
20 October 2021 Land combatLandpower lessonsMilitary history
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Army Quantum Technology Challenge 2022 Marcus Doherty
14 October 2021 Emerging TechnologiesRobotics & Autonomous SystemsRICO
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Special Information Warfare: Evolving Australian and Allied Special Operations Forces to Fight and Win in the Chaos
11 October 2021 Cyber/spaceIrregular Warfare
Ready to Write? The Australian Army Research Centre wants to hear from you Katherine Old
7 October 2021
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Book Review - Lost Opportunity Chris Roberts
6 October 2021 Book reviewMilitary historyLandpower lessons
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The Effectiveness of Influence Activities in Information Warfare Cassandra Brooker
4 October 2021 Information WarfarePsychologyPeople, Culture and Ethics
Promo image - book cover - Reluctant Partner
Book Review - Reluctant Partner Chris Roberts
29 September 2021 Book reviewMilitary historyLandpower lessons
Promo image - book cover - The Battle for Shaggy Ridge
Book Review: The Battle for Shaggy Ridge Katherine Old
21 September 2021 Book reviewMilitary history
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From Tools to Teammates David J. Galbreath, Alex Neads, Theo Farrell
20 September 2021 Robotics & Autonomous Systems
An Australian Army soldier from 25/49 Royal Queensland Regiment watches the backburn operations as he awaits clearance and escorts through an active fire zone for delivery and setup of two bouywalls.
Climate Security in the South Pacific: Australia’s Perspective Riley Bradford
16 September 2021 EnvironmentCivil-Military Relations
An Australian Defence Force MRH-90 helicopter flies over a traditional building in Honiara on Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands.
Joint Warfare in the Near Region: Guadalcanal 1942 Von Lambert
14 September 2021 Regional politicsMilitary historyAmphibious/joint/interagency
An Australian Army’s new Boxer Combat Reconnaissance Vehicle conducts a live-fire battle run during exercise Diamond Walk at Shoalwater Bay, Queensland.
Science, Technology and Industry (Spotlight Brief 5/21) Lindsay Oconnor, Kieran McInerney
8 September 2021 Strategic AnalysisSpotlight BriefIndustry
Australian Army CH-47 Chinook helicopters air lifting M777 Howitzers, Tiger Armed Reconnaissance Helicopters, a LCM-8 Landing Craft and Royal Australian Navy LHD Landing Craft carrying M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tanks, M113 Armoured Personnel Carriers and Australian Light Armoured Vehicles, transit from HMAS's Canberra and Choules during an amphibious beach assault, as part of Exercise Sea Explorer, Cowley Beach, Queensland.
Force Design (Spotlight Brief 5/21) Lindsay Oconnor, Kieran McInerney
6 September 2021 Strategic AnalysisSpotlight BriefForce Design
Book cover of Tobtuk to Tunis
Book Review: From Tobruk to Tunis Chris Roberts
6 September 2021 Book reviewMilitary historyLand combat
Australian citizens and visa holders form a line to board the Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules as Australian Army Infantry personnel provide security at Hamid Karzai International Airport.
People, Culture and Ethics (Spotlight Brief 5/21) Lindsay Oconnor, Kieran McInerney
3 September 2021 Strategic AnalysisSpotlight BriefPeople, Culture and Ethics
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Urban Myths? Exploring assumptions in the literature of urban Warfare: Part 2 Dan Kealy
2 September 2021 Urban conflict
An Australian Army Joint Terminal Attack Controller surveys landscape prior to conducting training serials at the Townsville Field Training Area in Queensland, during Exercise Talisman Sabre 2021.
Challenging the Methodology Hugh Manson
1 September 2021 Cognitive edgePsychologyPhysiology
Australian Army soldiers from the 10th Force Support Battalion drive a Light Amphibious Resupply Cargo 5 onto the island of Galoa, near Vanua Levu, in Fiji to drop off supplies required to repair buildings affected by Cyclone Yasa.
Economy (Spotlight Brief 5/21) Lindsay Oconnor, Kieran McInerney
1 September 2021 Strategic AnalysisSpotlight BriefEconomics
Department of Health and Human Services officer, Georges Haddad (left) and Australian Army soldiers from the 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment, Trooper Keegan Veivers (centre) and Trooper Rylan Green (right) conduct door knocking in Colac, Victoria during Operation COVID-19 Assist.
Strategy (Spotlight Brief 5/21) Lindsay Oconnor, Kieran McInerney
31 August 2021 Strategic AnalysisSpotlight BriefStrategy
Last updated: 17 May 2021 - 5:37am