Ottawa declines Boeing's bid to replace Canada's aging fighter jet fleet

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I hope they go for the SAAB deal.
The Gripen looks interesting




 
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Because Boeing did want to have Quebec Bombardier manufacturing parts.
Wouldn't want the jobs to stay in Winnipeg

Boeing: Boeing Canada - Winnipeg

Boeing Winnipeg is one of the largest aerospace composite manufacturers in Canada. The company employs more than 1,000 people in 800,000 square feet of space in two locations in the city. Boeing Winnipeg produces over 500 end item composite parts and assemblies for Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Major products include wing to body fairings, engine strut forward fairings, engine strut aft ...
 
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I kinda like this Japanese fighter as well comparable to the F-35 at 1/2 the price tag

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Or the F3

 
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