The Vauban Papers are a series of publications dedicated to the impact of digital transformation on the Armed Forces and the conduct of operations, published by CEIS in partnership with VMware. The Papers are both the result and follow-up to the discussions held during the Vauban Sessions, an annual conference organised by CEIS and the Rapid Reaction Corps – France (CRR-FR) inviting their peers operational General and Commanders. It brings together some 120 participants and featured speakers from NATO, European Union institutions, national Armed Forces from 23 Allied nations.