Defence & Security

F-35 consortium agreement never seen as commitment to buy: Sajjan

The feds could either hold a competition, as Trudeau promised in the election campaign, or acquire more modern versions of the Boeing CF-18 without inviting other bids, says Prof. Byers.

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, pictured last month at the CANSEC military equipment trade show in Ottawa, says none of the original members of the Joint Strike Fighter Consortium are required to buy any F-35s. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By TIM NAUMETZ

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, June 15, 2016 12:00 AM

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