Boeing says Super Hornet selection would provide $61 billion boost to Canadian economy

Aerospace giant announces partnerships with five contractors in Canada if F/A-18 selected for FFCP.

Boeing announced five new agreements with Canadian aerospace companies, that the company says would deliver CAD$61 billion and nearly 250,000 jobs to the Canadian economy. That is, if the aerospace giant’s F/A-18 Block III Super Hornet is selected over the Lockheed’s F-35 or Saab’s Gripen E for Canada’s Future Fighter Capability Project (FFCP), a defense contract for 88 fighter jets.

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