Grab 18 surplus Hornets from Australia by 2019 and launch a new replacement competition to conclude in 2022 with deliveries in 2025. Will this end the tired debate?
The Liberal government fumbled their attempt to fulfill their election promises to promptly and appropriately outfit the RCAF with badly-needed fighter planes. Now, they must scramble to save face.
In part two of a three part series, Alexander Sawicki explains all of the major Canadian Forces procurement projects currently underway in the RCAF.
Canada faces two program options in replacing its 79 operational CF-18 Hornets: replacing them entirely with 65 new F-35s at $17 billion to $45.8 billion or repairing the current Hornets. Currently, Canada has paid the latest payment to the F-35’s Joint Strike Fighter program, delaying the imminent decision the Liberal government faces in replacing the […]
In the second of a four part series, Jonas looks at the implications of an important part of the Defence Procurement Plan, the domestically oriented Value Preposition Guide