Small Wars Journal

artillery

Exchanging Hats to Fix the Military Part 2: Artillery Army SWJED Wed, 09/11/2019 - 12:08am
In order to see how the Artillery Army fits into Multidomain Operations, we must look at its doctrinal and organizational logic. Firstly, the doctrinal: Western culture and mindset is based on trinities, and doctrine contains three components. The first component involves the differences between firepower warfare, guerrilla/ranger warfare, and mobile warfare (a trinity within a trinity, no less!).
Saint Barbara as the Patron Saint of Grunts SWJED Tue, 02/05/2019 - 3:20am
51 years ago – this past Sunday - around 0630, I was looking over the berm shown in the picture, wondering how I emerged alive. It was Tet 1968. A very thin 52d ARVN Ranger Battalion was defending the Xuan Loc airfield against constant assaults.
Adapting Towed Artillery Today to Meet a Near Peer Competitor Tomorrow SWJED Mon, 02/06/2017 - 2:24pm

Unconventional methodologies coupled with an understanding of near peer competitors might be our only saving grace to meet the inevitable threats of tomorrow.