Airbus awards CAE $200M contract for RCAF search and rescue aircraft
Includes training facility in BC and options that could raise the value to $300 million.
CAE signs RCAF, US Army training contracts worth $1B
Canadian deal modifies, extends NATO Flying Training program to 2023.
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.
F-35 might not measure up to CF-18s
US think tank says stealth fighter doesn’t meet performance standards of planes it is to replace.
RCAF proposal nearly kiboshes fixed wing search plane program
Military planners wanted to acquire C-27J transports that were expected to be sold by the Pentagon two years ago as part of a budget-cutting exercise.
Report calls for made-in-Canada fixed wing plane policy
Canada needs new search planes, and some foreign manufacturers could get the contracts, to the chagrin of Canada’s aerospace players.