Six strategic challenges – fourth generation warfare and fifth generation equipment

By Hayden Marshall. In part one and two of ‘Six strategic challenges for Defence logistics’ Air Commodore Hayden Marshall describes how digital disruption and cyber threats are likely to change Defence logistics in the future. In part three, the challenges posed by 'fourth generation warfare' and the use of 'fifth generation equipment' are discussed. As… Continue reading Six strategic challenges – fourth generation warfare and fifth generation equipment

Six strategic challenges for Defence logistics – Part One

By Hayden Marshall. Logistics In War is privileged to have been given permission by the author to publish a series of posts based upon a Discussion Paper written by the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) Director-General Strategic Logistics, Air Commodore Hayden Marshall. You may remember his leadership insights from the post ‘Surviving your time as a… Continue reading Six strategic challenges for Defence logistics – Part One

Joint logistics by design – is it time for a permanent joint logistics formation?

By Editor. Meegan Olding, a serving Australian Army officer writing on the Land Power Forum, contends that emerging requirements are strengthening the case for us to rethink joint logistics and its role in capability development, force generation and its role in the operational area. Contentiously, she also argues that it is time to consider whether… Continue reading Joint logistics by design – is it time for a permanent joint logistics formation?