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While conflict occurs across many contexts and involves different capabilities in different operational domains – maritime, land, air, information and cyber, and space – the same ethical principles apply to them all. Informed by the just war tradition, these ethical principles define how ADF members conduct themselves in war, or ‘jus in bello’. The key ethical principles are:

  • discrimination
  • proportionality
  • military necessity
  • humanity

There is one Tag under the Ethics in War banner:

  • Principles of ADF ethics