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|Subject: Re: Canuck politics (F-35)||Date: 12/8/2012 7:51 AM|
|Author: tim443||Number: 410807 of 479966|
The rule in our country is if you deny a rumour three times the story is probably true.
One of the great things about living in a virtual dictatorship is that you know who to blame when things go wrong. Methinks the defense minister will have a new job shortly, Harper and he don't like each other anyway as the fought it out for the merged party leadership some years back (2003).
Ottawa looks to other jet manufacturers as F-35 costs skyrocket
At least four other jet manufacturers are now in the running to replace Canada's aging fleet of war aircraft, after it was revealed that the cost of buying and servicing F-35 fighter jets has ballooned to more than $40 billion.
The government is now changing its jet procurement process to include decision-making by senior officials and advice from independent experts.