Military

Boeing-Bombardier Conflict Could Prevent Canadian F-18 Purchase

By Woodrow Bellamy III | September 19, 2017

F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. Photo: Boeing.

 

As Canada considers a major investment in new fighter jets, the nation’s prime minister says that investment will not go to Boeing if the OEM continues pursuing a lawsuit against Bombardier. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Canada will not “do business with a company that is busy trying to sue us and put our aerospace workers out of business,” on Monday after a visit with British Prime Minister Theresa May.

Canada has been considering purchasing a fleet of Boeing F-18 fighter jets.

Check out full coverage of the conflict between Boeing and Bombardier as covered by The Associated Press here.

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