Criteria for “Boeing clause” in fighter jet competition to be outlined in the new year
In October, the Canadian government sent out its draft request for proposals to aerospace firms expected to bid on replacing the CF-18 fighter jets.
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December 27, 2018 - by David Pugliese for Ottawa Citizen
The aircraft that are being considered in this competition are Lockheed Martin's F-35, the Eurofighter Typhoon, Saab's Gripen and the Boeing Super Hornet.
The aerospace companies will provide feedback on the draft request for proposals and after that is received the final RFP will be issued and bids required by May 2019.
Industry is expected to provide feedback on a number of issues, including the so-called "Boeing clause."
The Canadian government has introduced the change to the standard procurement process with a new provision that defence analysts say was aimed directly at Boeing...