Boeing makes its business case

Block III Super Hornet best all round for economics and transition

At a media webinar held on October 27th, Boeing laid out its business case for Canada selecting the Block III Super Hornet as the replacement fighter jet for the CF-18 Hornet. In a nutshell, the Super Hornet meets all the RCAF operational requirements, offers a very high degree of backward compatibility with the current installed fleet, and Boeing plans on spending one hundred percent of the contract value in Canada, either through direct supply purchases or through offsetting purchase placement in Canada for Boeing’s other projects.

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