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.
Tag: Hornet replacement
Canada’s Defence Industrialization: Offsets and the F-35
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 Read More…