Advanced technologies and Recognised Logistic Picture: The Australian Army's Land Force Support System

Advanced technologies and Recognised Logistic Picture: The Australian Army's Land Force Support System

The term Accelerated Warfare, mentioned in the Army’s Contribution to Defence Strategy document recently released by the Australian Army, defines the changes to the character of warfare at a rate faster than many of our processes and structures were designed for. This highlights the need for the Army to conduct and sustain land combat operations across a spectrum of conflict, and ensuring materiel is delivered where and when it is needed is vital. In order to achieve this, the Australian Army is turning its focus towards leveraging new technologies to build a Recognised Logistic Picture

Ahead of the Combat Support Week conference, Defence iQ gained insight from a key speaker, Brigadier Todd Ashurst, Director General, Logistics, Australian Army. He discussed his objectives for streamlining the Army’s military logistics supply chain and the technologies would like to integrate within it, his views on the applications of autonomy, preparedness as the biggest challenge to logisticians and how he sees industry-military collaboration to help the Army meet its requirements.

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Key benefits of downloading the interview:

  • Gain insight into the objectives of the Australian Army regarding the defence logistics enterprise, from Brigadier Ashurst who will attend Combat Support Week 
  • Understand how the Australian Army is looking to leverage new technologies and integrate them in its defence supply chain, from Brigadier Ashurst who will attend Combat Support Week 
  • Learn more about how you can help meet the Australian Army’s requirements by meeting Brigadier Ashurst at Combat Support Week 

In this interview, Brigadier Ashurst answers the following questions:

  • Could you please define your objectives for streamlining the Australian Army’s military logistics supply chain? What is driving progress in order to achieve this?
  • Which technologies is the Australian Army looking to integrate into its military logistics supply chain in order to drive efficiency and visibility over its assets?
  • Automation is expected to entirely re-shape the way modern militaries operate. Where do you see the most valuable applications of automation, now and within the next five years? 
  • What do you think will be the greatest challenge for logisticians to rapidly project capability to future operating environments?
  • Could you share with us how you would like military-industry collaboration to change in order to meet the Army requirements for?

At Combat Support Week 2020, Brigadier Ashurst will discuss synchronising the Australian Army’s global logistics supply chain. To download the full agenda of the conference and see who will join him on the speaker panel, please click here



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