TABLE OF CONTENTS 2014 issue 6

BY CHRIS MACLEAN

Canada’s air strikes are having the intended disruptive effect. The big question going forward is: will the peaceful Muslim community respond in unity against the so-called “Islamic State”?

BY HUDSON ON THE HILL

What we have not considered, as a community of free thinkers, is that we have grossly underestimated the appeal and reach of jihadist propaganda to Canadians (and Americans) who feel any of the above stigmatizations or proclivities.

BY CHRISTYN CIANFARANI

The proposed DAI is an important pillar of the DPS because procurement decisions should include a clear understanding of Canada’s complex and diverse defence industrial base.

BY KEN POLE

The U.S. is simplifying how Canadian companies can export and re-export a broad range of aerospace- and defence-related hardware.

BY KEN POLE

The RCAF is working diligently to ensure the air strikes are very tightly targeted and incur no collateral.

BY MAJ LAWRENCE GOLJA

Within the international fighter pilot community, completing a weapons instructor course is considered the pinnacle of tactical air power employment.

BY ROBBIN LAIRD

Pilots and maintainers of today’s and tomorrow’s fleets are handling more complex aircraft than ever before in history. For pilots, this requires significant proficiencies that go beyond simply being a competent “flyer” of an airplane.

BY PAUL ROMEO

The degree of fidelity in a simulator is closely linked to training effectiveness, and those systems result in savings.

BY ARMY PUBLIC AFFAIRS

Division Commanders outline plans for their troops: training is the key to effectiveness.

BY RICHARD BRAY

Today, the future of Canada’s submarine service is in doubt. Key experts challenge the topic.

BY ADAM P MACDONALD

China and Russia will be conducting naval exercises in the Pacific and Mediterranean in 2015. What does this latest development in their deepening relationship mean to the West?