Germany’s underfunding in the development of a new fighter-bomber leaves a capability gap in NATO’s nuclear sharing agreement when the Tornado retires in 2030. Germany must now turn to the F-35 to fill the gap.
Tag: Fighter Jet
Replacing Canada’s CF-18s: the Case for the Swedish SAAB Gripen E/F
Is the SAAB Gripen E/F the right jet fighter to replace Canada’s ageing CF-18s? Léo-Paul explores
Art of the Deal: An Open Competition to Buy the F-35 Planes
In five years time, The Canadian government will need to make a decision concerning the CF-18 replacements. Having an open competition where F-35s win may provide a closer scenario where Canada can acquire the right equipment, at the right price, at the right time. Must we only pick two?
Are the F-35’s Enough?
Claudia Nieroda discusses the need to diversify the Canadian government’s procurement portfolio.
Fuel or Fumes for Canada’s Next Fighter?
“Air-to-air refueling is incredibly complex and delicate. Paul Pryce explains how this could become even more so as Canada seeks to replace its fighter aircraft.”