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August 3, 2020, 5:02 AM

Canada’s Future Fighter Selection Enters the Final Straight

The long-running saga of what will be Canada’s next fighter could be decided in 2022 following the submission of bids from the three competitors.

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Tempest
Jul 22, 2020 - 12:21 PM
While many see a single European FCAS program being the best way forward, national ambitions are suggesting that this will not happen any time soon.
Jul 22, 2020 - 11:43 AM
From Learjet 75s to Global 7500s, Bombardier's range of business jets stand as candidates for special mission conversion.
Tempest
Jul 22, 2020 - 10:07 AM
While the Tempest has become a trinational program, the UK’s industrial team is already making good progress with technology demonstrations.
F-35A Turkey
Jul 22, 2020 - 3:42 AM
The Pentagon has issued a contract to Lockheed Martin to deliver new-production F-35As to the U.S. Air Force instead of Turkey.
RAF Puma Covid
Jul 21, 2020 - 11:16 AM
The UK’s defense industry has adopted new practices to tackle Covid challenges, while also continuing to deliver on key programs.
Typhoon Austria
Jul 21, 2020 - 8:44 AM
In its ongoing search for an F-5 replacement the Indonesian air force has shown interest in the Austrian Typhoons, whose future is far from certain.
Typhoon Captor-E
Jul 21, 2020 - 8:00 AM
Deliveries of Typhoons with electronically-scanned array radars are approaching, but new development paths are emerging among the original partners.
Stratasys 3D printer
Jul 21, 2020 - 5:16 AM
BAE Systems is one of a number of companies embracing additive manufacturing as a means of streamlining production and reducing costs and lead times.
Tempest
Jul 20, 2020 - 1:11 PM
With a rapidly-growing demand for a digitally competent workforce, the UK is launching a digital learning and information portal.
Jul 20, 2020 - 12:23 PM
More UK companies have joined the industrial effort to develop a sixth-generation fighter, while Saab is growing its participation in the project.