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Cancel F-35 fighter jet deal, enter competitive bid process


 

The Liberals have promised to immediately cancel the purchase of 65 F-35 joint strike fighter jets and hold a competitive bid process to determine what planes Canada needs and how much they will cost.


 
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Cancel F-35 fighter jet deal, enter competitive bid process

  1. Didn't Jean Chretien do that when they took power concerning the helicopters the previous Conservative Government of the day had ordered. It cost us hundreds of millions to get out of the deal in penalties. Unfortunately the true cost was the lives in subsequent years of helicopter pilots in our Navy who died or were injured for life because of our antiquated Sea Kings. Do we really want to travel that same path or just accept the deal thats been made and get our brave military personnel new aircraft so they can do their jobs safely. Just a thought and let's not forget" Those who forget the past are doomed to relive it".

  2. What are the Liberals thinking! Partisan politics is playing into this issue just as it did in the purchase of helicopters and I'm afraid that the ones to suffer the most will be the men and women of our armed forces who will be flying outdated aircraft.