RUSI Land Warfare Conference 2017

Land Power Decisively in an Era of Constant Competition. Held annually on behalf of the Chief of the General Staff, this conference reflected on the breadth of challenges confronting today’s land forces in a global security environment characterised by constant competition and unpredictability.

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locationChurch House, London


The 2017 conference focused on the following themes:

  • Today’s Strategic Context – the era of ‘constant competition’ and its policy challenges.
  • The Chiefs Panel – international Chiefs of Staff shared their approaches to modernising land forces.
  • Confronting the Information Challenge – addressing and exploiting the demands of operating in an Information Age.
  • The Human Dimension – digital literacy, twenty-first century communication and maximising the talent on which they depend.
  • Future Combined Arms Operations – capability development and integration for operating dispersed, decentralised and cross-domain.
  • Training as Surrogate Warfare – enabling adaptation and innovation, building combat ethos and strategic outputs for reassurance and deterrence.

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Sir Michael Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence, delivered a keynote address at RUSI's annual conference on Land Warfare.

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Chief of the General Staff Keynote at the RUSI Land Warfare Conference 2017

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