Aerospace companies jump into the fray over F-35s

From the Department of Dog-Bites-Man:

The Aerospace Industries Association of Canada is warning Canadians not to cancel the Harper government’s plan to purchase F-35 fighters (“Cancelation [sic] of F-35 purchase threatens Canadian jobs,” Aerospace Industries Association of Canada communique, 14 October 2010).

Just in case anyone thought they were in favour of cancelling the purchase.

Last month, the AIAC rounded up a group of CEOs from the companies that stand to benefit from production of the F-35 to affirm their own strong support for the proposed Canadian purchase.

The companies that believe in the vital importance of Canadian taxpayers buying the F-35 include:

Tags: Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, Defence policy, F-35