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The F/A-18E Super Hornet Is What Canada Needs

Does Canada need a fifth-generation stealth multirole fighter? I don't think so. As a matter of fact, beside the F-35 fiasco in general, Canada cannot afford such an expensive plane that had limited capabilities. A project worth more than $8 billion at the start, many experts now evaluate it at more than $49 billion. This might include all acquisition, sustainment and operating costs but does not guarantee the price won't go up again due other issues with the aircraft.
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No CF-18 Replacement Contract Until 2018

OTTAWA - A contract to replace Canada's aging fleet of jet fighters won't be finalized until at least 2018.The Harper government has released its long-anticipated defence acquisition guide, which is m...