07 Aug 2014
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The composition of the First Principles Review Team, an initiative designed to ensure Defence is fit for purpose and able to promptly respond to future challenges, has been announced by Defence Minister David Johnston.
This latest edition of the Future Land Warfare Report describes five trends in the future operating environment and suggests their possible influence - individually or in combination - on the Army's future land force.
Further to the above, in an era of increasing focus upon concepts such as hybrid warfare, insurgency and 'low intensity conflict', asymmetry is often seen as a means employed by conventionally weak actors against traditional military powers.
The Chief of Army's Exercise 2014 is an invitation only event to be held in Brisbane on 22-23 September 2014.
The UK could remove the GWS60/Harpoon Block 1C anti-ship missile from RN service as early as 2018, the MoD has disclosed.
Some 800 ADF personnel from all three services took part in RIMPAC 2014 and are now on their way home.
While an amphibious capability offers increased flexibility in its ability to concurrently influence affairs ashore across multiple islands without necessarily a commitment to land operations, the use of coastal, riverine and reef enclosed waters for resupply and tactical manoeuvre by an adversary must be countered by an equally agile maritime force.
Assistant Minister for Defence Stuart Robert and Federal Member for Bass Andrew Nikolic have visited Defence and research establishments in Northern Tasmania to gain a better insight into the significant work undertaken to support the ADF.
TLISC is partnering with the ISS Institute to offer two international Fellowships in the amount of $12,500 each.
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