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          MAJGEN Kathryn Toohey
          Head of Modernisation
          and Strategic Planning

                                                                                                                              " MODERNISATION IS A CYCLE OF CONTINUAL

                                                                                                                                CHANGE WITHIN THE ARMY."

         ARMY                                                                                                                  " ONE OF THE ARMY'S                  Modernisation is a cycle of continual change within the Army. However,
                                                                                                                                                                    to meet the challenges of high-tech and increasingly unpredictable and
                                                                                                                                                                    complex environments, Army, Air Force and Navy need to work together
                                                                                                                                KEY CHALLENGES
                                                                                                                                                                    more seamlessly than ever before. A truly joint 5th generation fighting force
                                                                                                                                                                    is needed to protect Australia’s interests, and also make a meaningful
                                                                                                                                IS DEFENDING A
                                                                                                                                                                    contribution to the Asia-Pacific region and beyond.
         MODERNISATION                                                                                                          BIG NATION WHILE                    Army has been working with team Jericho to enhance air-land integration capability.
                                                                                                                                AT THE SAME
                                                                                                                                                                    The aim is to exploit the aerospace domain to give greater situational awareness
                                                                                                                                                                    and visibility to troops on the ground. The C-17A Globemaster 360 program
                                                                                                                                TIME PROTECTING
                                                                                                                                                                    has already paid dividends by providing unprecedented situational awareness to
                                                                                                                                                                    embarked forces who previously would have experienced a situational awareness
                                                                                                                                AUSTRALIA'S GLOBAL
                                                                                                                                                                    blackspot for the duration of a long flight.
                                                                                                                                                                      One of the Army’s key challenges is defending a big nation while at the same
                                                                                                                                INTERESTS."                         time protecting Australia’s global interests. Modernisation and joint approaches with
                                                                                                                                                                    Air Force and Navy are key to an adaptable, agile fighting force into the future.

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