Air International 2020-06
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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.
The Saab Gripen E will be offered with a package of industrial benefits, including local production.
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.