Canada plans to buy F-35

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Canada plans to buy F-35

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Canada is in final negotiations to order 88x F-35 as replacement for F-18.

https://www.cp24.com/news/canada-choose ... -1.5837644
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IF it comes about then that is a massive change in policy.
For decades the Canadians have always insisted upon twin engines due to the long distances that they cover between bases.
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Oh yes I had seen the news.
My point was that it is a massive change of fighter policy. Also this is where they were 10 years ago before they threw the whole thing out and started again.
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I'm not arguing your point Steve merely providing a few more links covering the news.

I'm not sure they have many other options left open to them. Might have been a lot cheaper to have stuck with it back in the day...
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Fair enough.

Politicians eh? Canada does seem to suffer with order and cancelling of military equipment more than most.
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