Tag Archives: Super Hornet

Mark Collins- RCN Canadian Surface Combatant, Irving, Intellectual Property…and Espionage (plus fighters and Trump)

5 Dec

Further to these posts, RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Intellectual Property Brouhaha Irving Halifax Has Lead Evaluating RCN Canadian Surface Combatant Design/Weapons Systems Bids Irving Working w…

Source: Mark Collins- RCN Canadian Surface Combatant, Irving, Intellectual Property…and Espionage (plus fighters and Trump)

Mark Collins – What Stinking RCAF Fighter “Capability Gap” for NORAD and NATO?

1 Dec

It looks like the Liberal Government cooked up a new operational requirement for RCAF fighters without bothering to consult the Air Force itself. GOOD FLIPPING GRIEF. Did the government even speak …

Source: Mark Collins – What Stinking RCAF Fighter “Capability Gap” for NORAD and NATO?

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?

Mark Collins – Now India Wants to Build Foreign Single-Engine Fighter (Gripen? F-16?)

11 Oct

Further to this post, En Flipping Fin: India Signs to buy 36 French Rafale Fighters one shudders to contemplate how long this process might go on–at Defense Industry Daily’s “Rapi…

Source: Mark Collins – Now India Wants to Build Foreign Single-Engine Fighter (Gripen? F-16?)

Mark Collins – New RCAF Fighter: Debate on F-35 vs Rest, esp. Super Hornet

2 Aug

Further to this post and “Comments”, New RCAF Fighter: Consult, Consult, Consult (with industry)–Why Not Just Compete? the start of two interesting posts by two different people at Miln…

Source: Mark Collins – New RCAF Fighter: Debate on F-35 vs Rest, esp. Super Hornet

Mark Collins – New RCAF Fighter: Consult, Consult, Consult (with industry)–Why Not Just Compete?

6 Jul

Keep in mind that the previous government already conducted an extensive “evaluation of options” for the CF-18 replacement in 2013-14 but then made no procurement decision before losing…

Source: Mark Collins – New RCAF Fighter: Consult, Consult, Consult (with industry)–Why Not Just Compete?

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 – New Canadian Fighter: F-35 vs Super Hornet–Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Hit the Fan

10 Jun

Further to this post, Cabinet Committee to Take Sting out of Sole-Sourcing RCAF Super Hornets? CF-18 Life Extension? the government sure is digging itself into quite a hole, especially as an awful …

Source: Mark Collins – New Canadian Fighter: F-35 vs Super Hornet–Jobs! Jobs! Jobs! Hit the Fan

Mark Collins – Cabinet Committee to Take Sting out of Sole-Sourcing RCAF Super Hornets? CF-18 Life Extension?

9 Jun

Further to these posts, Things Looking Better For F-35 in Canada: NOT! Super Hornet Buy Leaks Stephen Saideman – Plane Speculation the government is still leaking furiously about how it is handling…

Source: Mark Collins – Cabinet Committee to Take Sting out of Sole-Sourcing RCAF Super Hornets? CF-18 Life Extension?

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