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Altair said:Things keep getting better. Canada should have it's own defense industry
You can't build a defense industry when you get replacements every 30 years. To think that we'd actually come out ahead with a Saab or Dassault offer of technology transfer is laughable. We'd buy 90 jets for double the price of foreign production and then immediately shut the lines down and lay off all the workers. The new defense "policy" didn't say we were going to buy jets every X years to keep the fleet going, we're going to do what we always do, 1 off purchase every 3 years, and hope nothing breaks.