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Feds to buy 18 Super Hornets to fill “capability gap”

The Liberal government will "immediately explore" the acquisition of 18 Boeing Super Hornet jet fighters to meet what it deems to be the urgent needs of the air force.

November 22, 2016  By CBC News

Announcing the plan to replace Canada’s aging fleet of CF-18s, the government said it will also launch, within its current mandate, an “open and transparent competition” to replace the jets.

The government will enter into discussions with the U.S. government and Boeing regarding use of these jets for “an interim period of time,” according to a government release. | READ MORE


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