Canadians should be concerned about fighter jet replacement process
The Liberal government’s fundamental flaw is that it has sought to oversee a fair competition where none is possible.
A Canadian pilot inspects his CF-18 Hornet fighter jet in Kuwait in preparation for a mission during Operation Impact against Daesh forces in Iraq and Syria on Jan. 17, 2015. The process to permanently replace the CF-18 fleet has avoided serious scrutiny, argues Richard Shimooka. Photograph courtesy of the Department of National Defence