The Canadian government has been on the hunt for a next-generation plane for its military. Six years on, there is no clear choice ahead.
Canada Fighter Jets: Six years ago, Justin Trudeau promised to find the Royal Canadian Air Force a more affordable fighter jet than Lockheed Martin’s F-35. He pledged, if elected, he would scrap the deal and open a new competitive process to find a next-generation plane for the Canadian military. But not the F-35, he swore. Read more
Justin Pierre James Trudeau PC MP, born December 25, 1971, is a Canadian politician who is the 23rd and current prime minister of Canada since November 2015 and the leader of the Liberal Party since 2013. Trudeau is the second-youngest prime minister in Canadian history after Joe Clark; he is also the first to be the child or other relative of a previous holder of the post, as the eldest son of Pierre Trudeau.
Trudeau is fighting his second reelection campaign and Canada has still not committed to a new plane for the Royal Canadian Air Force. Read more