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Canada: Dassault retires to the race for the new Air Force aircraft
Decision taken for industrial reasons, but hides the almost certain defeat
The French aerospace company Dassault Aviation has decided to withdraw from the race to provide Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) with 88 new combat aircraft, as the industrial compensation required by the Canadian government could be excessive. The RCAF will therefore have to opt only between the Lockheed Martin F-35, the Eurofighter Typhoon, the Saab Gripen and the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, without...
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