Tag Archives: CF-18

New study identifies more than $10 billion in savings on military equipment

smart defence

A new report, entitled Smart Defence: A plan for rebuilding Canada’s military, has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Written by University of British Columbia Professor Michael Byers, the study identifies more than $10 billion in potential savings in spending on military equipment. At the same […]

Canada sends CF-18s for Libya intervention

The Canadian government has sent six CF-18 fighters to take part in the Libya mission authorized by the UN Security Council on Thursday (Steven Chase, “Canada commits six fighter jets to help enforce Libyan no-fly zone,” Globe and Mail, 17 March 2011): The UN Security Council voted Thursday to impose a no-fly zone over Libya […]