TABLE OF CONTENTS 2007 issue 4

BY CAPT ARTURO UNDURRAGA

Prevention, cooperation, & integration provide effective threat solutions.

Capt(N) Victor Nikitin
BY WILLIAM MASEK

An interview with Capt(N) Nikitin, Russia's Defence Attache.

BY JACK McCAFFRIE

RAN looks to the future for long-term solutions.

BY MAJOR MIKE MINNICH

Canada's air force converts knowledge into doctrine.

BY DRAGOS C. POPA

Further anaysis of the civil-military relationship.

BY SIR JACK DEVERELL

It is self-evident that members of an armed force must be extremely disciplined. Commitment and education levels of today's recruits have been called into question, however, as have their willingness to put up with adversity, their lack of deference and their physical and mental robustness. Will leaders be able to effectively harness the raw independence of today's youth?

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Many are unaware of the full scope of what goes on in the Health Services - the underappreciated medical and dental services seems to be one of the CF's best kept secrets. The new Commander of the Health Services Group Explains her role and the wide variety of services under her command - from evaluating the health of potential recruiters to lifesaving front-line care of troops.

BY ROBERT WILSEY

Until a few years ago, major air forces worldwide trained their jet pilots on basic and advanced training aircraft equipped with analogue cockpits. As a result, a widening technology gap has developed between Advanced Jet Training (AJT) aircraft of the 1970's (such as BAE Hawk TMk1, Aero L39 Albatross and Dassault Alphajet) and modern front-line combat aircraft.