Tag Archives: Boeing

Mark Collins – Now Likely? Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

22 Nov

Further to this post, keep your eyes open during my blogging break for a week beginning tomorrow, November 22–whole lot of anonymice being sources: Cabinet could decide fighter jet plan as ea…

Source: Mark Collins – Now Likely? Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

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Mark Collins – Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

18 Nov

Further to these posts, Cabinet Committee to Take Sting out of Sole-Sourcing RCAF Super Hornets? CF-18 Life Extension? [June] New RCAF Fighter: Consult, Consult, Consult (with industry)–Why Not Jus…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

Mark Collins – En Flipping Fin: India Signs to buy 36 French Rafale Fighters

26 Sep

Further to this July post, “Absurd”: Continuing India/France Rafale Fighter Buy Balls-Up, Part 2 (plus Gripen) this seemingly almost endless Indian procurement saga (ring any bells in the Great Whi…

Source: Mark Collins – En Flipping Fin: India Signs to buy 36 French Rafale Fighters

Mark Collins – US Treasury OKs Boeing, Airbus Airliner Sales to Iran (nothing for Bombardier)

22 Sep

Big commercial fruits of the nuclear deal look like coming through for some as POTUS gambles on the Iranian “moderates” (see end of quote below): The United States on Wednesday [Sept. 2…

Source: Mark Collins – US Treasury OKs Boeing, Airbus Airliner Sales to Iran (nothing for Bombardier)

Mark Collins – Boeing Super Hornets for RCAF, Jobs for Bombardier…and a Pipeline?

22 Jun

Postmedia’s well plugged-in John Ivison speculates about possible linkages that are all about politics, not about what’s best for Canada’s defence. Sadly ’tis all too often …

Source: Mark Collins – Boeing Super Hornets for RCAF, Jobs for Bombardier…and a Pipeline?

Mark Collins – Things Looking Better For F-35 in Canada: NOT! Super Hornet Buy Leaks

6 Jun

Further to this post, there’s suddenly some furious scene-setting for pushing back any new RCAF fighter competition that the F-35A might possibly win for some time (after the 2019 election?) …

Source: Mark Collins – Things Looking Better For F-35 in Canada: NOT! Super Hornet Buy Leaks

Mark Collins- “Opinion: Why I Was (Probably) Wrong On C Series”

4 May

Further to this post, Bombardier Loss-Leads CSeries to Delta–Big Time (plus Canadian politics) I may well have been too pessimistic too–though I have not doubted the willingness of Quebec and…

Source: Mark Collins- “Opinion: Why I Was (Probably) Wrong On C Series”