Canada Announces the Procurement of the F-35 Lightning II

January 11, 2023

Canada Announces the Procurement of the F-35 Lightning IIF-35 ranked as most capable, survivable and affordable solutionFORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 9, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- The Government of Canada announced today it is procuring Lockheed Martin's 5th Generation F-35 Lightning II aircraft as a result of the Future Fighter Capability Project competition. Their decision to procure almost 90 jets underscores the value of the incredible F-35 Lightning II," said U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Mike Schmidt, program executive officer, F-35 Joint Program Office. "The F-35 is the best in the world, providing unmatched interoperability to America, Canada and the additional 15 nations that have selected the fighter. "The F-35 program yields tremendous economic benefits for Canada's aerospace and defence industry, and we look forward to continued growth." SOURCE Lockheed Martin Aeronautics

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