Bombardier Loses Canadian Patrol Aircraft Bid to Boeing
Bombardier claims its multi-mission offering was never fully evaluted.
artist rendering of Boeing P-8 Poseidon in RCAF markings
An artist rendering shows the Boeing P-8A Poseidon wearing the markings of the Royal Canadian Air Force. Starting in 2026, that will be a reality: the Canadian government signed a contract with the airframer for up to 16 of the maritime patrol aircraft, which is based on the 737-800 airliner.