Despite critiques from experts, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan said the government is working on improving the procurement process, as outlined in the government's defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged.
Chief of Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance, left, along with Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough, Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains, and Transport Minister Marc Garneau held a press conference in December to announce the government is purchasing Australian F-18 fighter jets to serve in the Canadian fleet until the replacement fighter jets are expected to be operational in 2025. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Unless you’re a defence procurement wonk, the most you might know about the Canada’s process for buying military hardware is that it’s complicated.
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