Feds extend fighter jet competition for a second time
COVID-19 cited for the delay, move ensures all suppliers are able to submit their most competitive offer.
Rival fighter jet makers warn procurement rule change for F-35 will hurt Canada
Feds revealed that they plan to ease industrial requirements for aerospace companies in the $19-billion competition to replace Canada’s aging CF-18s.
U.S. threatens to pull F-35 from jet competition over industrial requirements
Libs asking CF-18 replacement bidders to re-invest some of the purchase contract in Canadian industry.
Canada invests another $54M into F-35 as Boeing hedges on fighter competition
Feds will launch formal competition early next year to replace aging CF-18s.
Auditor general to issue new fighter jet report in the fall
Fewer problems anticipated as the overall procurement system has been revamped with a variety of checks and balances.
Boeing skips Canadian info session for fighter jet companies
Wants to see the details before deciding whether to join the competition.
Feds planning to push back delivery date for new fighter jets: sources
Defence officials don’t expect the first new plane to be delivered for another eight years, around 2026.
Feds worry Aussie fighter jets could dredge up disastrous used sub saga
Trudeau government’s plan to buy new Super Hornets from Boeing is dead.
Air force commander says Liberals changed fighter jet requirement
Current number of CF-18s available now insufficient; Canada will have to increase the number of new planes.
Lockheed Martin wants F-35 in competition for jet contract
Trudeau Liberals reported to have decided on Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet instead.
F-35 lifetime maintenance costs could double: defence expert
Numbers could be off between $12 billion and $81 billion, depending on factors.
Boeing awaits Harper government’s verdict on F-35 program
Aerospace giant and Lockheed rival wants to sell Canada its updated Super Hornet.
Dassault Aviation pitches Harper government on CF 18 replacement
French aircraft manufacturer offers lower long-term support costs, and the aircraft is production.