Accession Number : AD1003115

Title :   Australias Joint Approach

Descriptive Note : Technical Report

Corporate Author : Defence Science and Technology Group Fishermans Bend, Victoria

Personal Author(s) : McKenna,Tim ; McKay,Tim

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Report Date : 01 Sep 2015

Pagination or Media Count : 77

Abstract : The joint design of the future force has been, and continues to be, a significant challenge for Defence. This paper presents a review of the Australian joint approach to the planning and conduct of operations, the management of the current ADF, and the design and building of the future force. And along the way we make a number of suggestions for enhancing joint force design, most notably, that it is necessary to establish an effective, permanent and well-resourced joint force design team to ensure that improvement is achieved throughout the force design process. Furthermore, force design improvement requires a Defence joint force design culture, where the focus is on decision-making through a joint and integrated lens.

Descriptors :   military organizations , combat operations , military operations , joint military activities , military capabilities , military forces(foreign) , australia , contingency operations (military) , naval warfare , military doctrine

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE