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News Aerospace General
May 7, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
July 24, 2019  

Canada launches multi-billion dollar bidding process for 88 new fighter jets

Lockheed Martin’s F-35 is still in the running along with aircraft from Saab, Airbus and Boeing.

News Aerospace Government General
May 29, 2019  

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.

News Aerospace Government General
May 6, 2019  

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.

News Aerospace Government General
January 24, 2019  

Canada to keep paying for F-35 development as fighter jet competition ramps up

The F-35 is one of four planes currently slated to participate in the $19-billion competition, which will result in the purchase of 88 new fighter aircraft to serve as the air force’s backbone for the coming decades.

News Aerospace Government General
May 30, 2018  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 30, 2018  

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.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
June 14, 2017  

Feds to meet with fighter jet firms amid Super Hornet questions

Government still reviewing its decision to buy 18 interim’ Super Hornets from Boeing.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
December 12, 2016  

Trump blasts F-35 costs, news on Keystone XL coming soon

President-elect tells Fox News the fighter-jet program is an example “of wasteful Washington cronyism.”

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
November 29, 2016  

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.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
November 23, 2016  

Plan for stop gap Super Hornets leaves question of cost unanswered

Experts warn it would be extremely expensive for Canada to operate two types of fighter jets.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 22, 2016  

Cabinet could decide fighter jet purchase plan by today

Three options under consideration for replacement of CF-18s.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
July 7, 2016  

Sajjan going back to drawing board on fighter jets

Repeating consultations with industry, consult allies’ about experiences using various aircraft.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General
December 15, 2015  

Tough defence choices ahead for Trudeau Liberals

Sajjan to present a redrawn commitment to the war in Iraq and Syria, replacement of CF-18s and beefed up military.

News General
November 10, 2015  

Heroux Devtek still hoping for F-35 order

Aerospace industry could land as much as $9.9 billion in contracts for parts.