Tag Archive for: "Australian Army"
What follows the Aussie Tiger? (Part 2)

In my previous article on the future of the Aussie Tiger helicopter, I suggested two possible paths for the Australian Army’s future armed reconnaissance helicopter (ARH) capability. The first is to extend the Aussie Tiger’s …

What follows the Aussie Tiger? (Part 1)

In 2011 the ADF took delivery of 22 Eurocopter ‘Aussie Tiger’ armed reconnaissance helicopters (ARH). Since then, the project has had a troubled history: the ANAO released a fairly scathing report in 2016, and more …

Land 400—too much of a good thing?

The government will soon announce the successful bidder to replace the Army’s ASLAV armoured cavalry vehicles under project Land 400 Phase 2 Combat Reconnaissance Vehicles (CRVs). My new ASPI Strategic Insights paper can be found …

Australian marines—what would they be good for?

A UK blog, the Thin Pinstriped Line, has produced a piece about the Royal Marines titled ‘The Corps huh, What is it good for?’ Given Australia’s considerable investment in amphibious capability, a discussion about the …

The Battle of Beersheba, 100 years on

In Australia’s memory of the Great War, the Sinai–Palestine Campaign gets comparatively little thought after Gallipoli and the Western Front. The exception is the Battle of Beersheba, fought on 31 October 1917, which has lodged …