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  • Australian Army Lieutenants and Sergeants from the 8th/9th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, conduct close-combat shooting during Exercise First Shot at Greenbank Training Area with AAJ Vol XVII No 1 cover in foreground

    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.

  • An Australian Army M1A1 Abrams Main Battle Tank fires its main armament during Exercise Gauntlet Strike at Puckapunyal Military Training Area in Victoria.

    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 Soldiers post security during an amphibious raid for a multinational littoral operations exercise as part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2022.

    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.

  • U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Dexter Madrigal from Marine Rotational Force-Darwin 22 and Australian Army Private. Daniel Rochford from16th Battalion, Royal Western Australian Regiment, pose for a photograph under the stars at RAAF Base Curtin during Exercise Koolendong 2022.

    Army Futures Research Framework

    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 2023 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.

  • Australian Army Physiotherapist Lieutenant Nicola Hribar speaks at a training seminar on board HMAS Canberra during Indo-Pacific Endeavour 2019.

    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 Defence Force personnel that form the Australian Surgical Team at the Baghdad Diplomatic Support Centre in Iraq.

    Reading Lists

    The reading lists are 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. The reading lists provide 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    The Australian Army Research Centre reviews and