Canadian Armed Forces

What’s the Deal with the F-35?

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.

Procurement

Top Canadian Forces Procurement Projects: What You Need to Know

In 2016, the Federal Government allocated $20.3 billion (0.99 per cent of GDP) for defence. If you have ever wondered where some of that money goes, look no further. Below is a list of some of the top projects that the Canada’s armed forces are currently funding. 1.) The Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV): a Read More…

Carolyn Wong Procurement

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?