Canada’s relationship with the F-35 Lightning II Joint-Strike Fighter is a long and complicated one. In this article, Justin Dell provides an overview of this chapter in the history of Canadian military procurement, underscores some of the implications of Canada’s actions towards this weapons program, and argues that the Canadian government has made the wrong decision in turning its back on the aircraft.
“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.”
Our Program Editors debate whether the Iraqi Army (and the militias), alongside the US-led coalition, are actually making progress in the fight against IS.