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Team Spartan files formal complaint over FWSAR deal

The losing bidder in the race to replace Canada's fixed-wing search and rescue fleet is asking a Federal Court judge to toss out the multibillion-dollar contract, CBC News has learned.


February 23, 2017
By CBC News

Leonardo S.p.A., which offered its C-27J transport for the competition, filed notice of legal action in January, but only delivered supporting arguments and affidavits to the court on Tuesday.

The company is challenging the Liberal government’s decision last fall to buy 16 new C-295W transports manufactured by rival Airbus Defence and Space. | READ MORE