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Re: The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)
« Reply #2925 on: March 12, 2020, 12:02:12 »
Trudeau will do what he wants, not what's best for Canada, then fruit salad the justification. President Trump should tell him it's the F-35 or you cannot operate with US Forces, anywhere incl NORAD.
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Re: The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)
« Reply #2926 on: March 12, 2020, 12:02:55 »
Bet ya a loonie SAAB knows they are ultimately screwed, if the Eurofighter and Rafale can't compete in Canada then SAAB will just spin their wheels. Why even bother spending the Millions knowing it will come down to the F-35 and Super Hornet? It will essentially be the F-35 by default seeing how the Navy is shutting down Super Hornet production. This stupid little competition is a colossal waste of tax payer dollars.

And a way for the Liberal party to cover its rear end.

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Re: The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)
« Reply #2927 on: March 12, 2020, 13:21:30 »
Trudeau will do what he wants, not what's best for Canada, then fruit salad the justification. President Trump should tell him it's the F-35 or you cannot operate with US Forces, anywhere incl NORAD.

Don't worry. That is already happening, on a variety of levels, unofficially.
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Re: The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)
« Reply #2928 on: March 18, 2020, 18:17:27 »
And a way for the Liberal party to cover its rear end.
Truth...five more years down the road and no end in sight.

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Re: The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)
« Reply #2929 on: March 18, 2020, 19:44:34 »
Want to bet the competition will be delayed several years due to the emergency funding and economic downturn reducing funds available?

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Re: The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)
« Reply #2930 on: March 18, 2020, 20:09:18 »
Between his inability to get the pipeline built from Alberta to BC, Teck cancelling it's massive oilsands project (7000+ jobs) - plus was actually extremely environmentally friendly, supported lots of local indigenous communities and had the support of various chiefs - plus the cancellation of the LNG pipelines through Quebec...and now Coronavirus? 

This economy was already taking slug to the chest, repeatedly, before this... downturn in the economy is probably the most polite way one could put it.


How does one expect to finance all these military projects, as well as various other initiatives, when one continues to kill every positive economic boost the country could get?    :facepalm:
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Re: The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)
« Reply #2931 on: March 18, 2020, 20:17:39 »
Between his inability to get the pipeline built from Alberta to BC, Teck cancelling it's massive oilsands project (7000+ jobs) - plus was actually extremely environmentally friendly, supported lots of local indigenous communities and had the support of various chiefs - plus the cancellation of the LNG pipelines through Quebec...and now Coronavirus? 

This economy was already taking slug to the chest, repeatedly, before this... downturn in the economy is probably the most polite way one could put it.


How does one expect to finance all these military projects, as well as various other initiatives, when one continues to kill every positive economic boost the country could get?    :facepalm:

Defense projects always have been a good way to create jobs and boost the economy
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Re: The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)
« Reply #2932 on: March 18, 2020, 20:23:32 »
but not buying jets, building new offices, cutting grass, maybe buy us some more LAV's, staff cars

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Re: The RCAF's Next Generation Fighter (CF-188 Replacement)
« Reply #2933 on: March 18, 2020, 20:41:00 »
but not buying jets, building new offices, cutting grass, maybe buy us some more LAV's, staff cars

But jets need new infrastructure, training facilities, etc...
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