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LWP-G 3-9-6: Operations in Urban Environments

Click the image to access LWP-G 3-9-6 Operations in Urban Environments

LWP-G 3-9-6 is the Australian Army’s doctrine on Operations in Urban Environments.  It can be found by clicking the image above, or at the following link.

This aim of this publication is to lay down the fundamentals, tactics, techniques and procedures for all soldiers conducting operations in urban environments. It also describes the effects that urban environments with civilian populations have on tactical actions by combined arms teams. The scope of this publication includes:

  • the Australian Army concept for operating in urban environments
  • a description of the urban environment(s)
  • all corps urban combat skills
  • advanced urban combat skills

Contact: SO2 Joint Fires and Mounted Combat Doctrine


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One thought on “LWP-G 3-9-6: Operations in Urban Environments

  1. Interesting that it sorta skips the ‘human aspects’ of war among the people… As it is a 400 page brick, I assume such content covered elsewhere…. Looks very detailed and thorough nonetheless.

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