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Report: Canada canceling purchase of new Boeing fighter jets

December 05, 2017 at 5:02 PM
Canada is following through on its threat to abandon plans to purchase 18 Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets. Reuters, citing three sources, said the government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will soon announce it plans to acquire older F-18 jets from Australia instead. Canadian has said for months it might cancel the planned purchase because of a dispute between Boeing and Bombardier, a Canadian aircraft maker. “We have obviously been looking at the Super Hornet aircraft from Boeing as a...

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