Air International 2020-06
J.Hunter - Canada Zeroes in on a New Fighter
The Royal Canadian Air Force's CF-188s have received extensive capability upgrades, but are now in desperate need of replacement.
A Royal Canadian Air Force CF-188 pilot assigned to the 433rd Tactical Fighter Squadron at Canadian Forces Base Bagotville, Quebec.
Boeing is offering its Block III Super Hornet for the Canadian Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP).
Canada has long flirted with the F-35A, many seeing it as a leading contender despite only having a single engine.
The Saab Gripen E will be offered with a package of industrial benefits, including local production.