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Offers on the table as Canada edges closer to future fighter buy

31st July 2020 - 17:55 GMT | by Tim Martin in London


Canada will move immediately to examine three government proposals as part of the country’s C$15-19 billion ($11-14 billion) Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP), following 31 July RfP submissions made on behalf of Lockheed Martin, Saab and Boeing.

A competitive field made up by the F-35, Gripen E and F/A-18E/F Block 3 Super Hornet aircraft, is focused on convincing decision makers that each respective solution represents the best available to replace a fleet of 88 CF-18 Hornets.

Various industry complications and security issues make the acquisition a particularly difficult one to predict however.

As a F-35 partner nation, Canada pays …

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