Canadians are receiving mixed messages from the government on the F-35s and the media’s misleading reporting is not helping to clear things up.
Thousands of military, industry, and government representatives have converged in Ottawa for Canada’s largest annual arms and defence industry showcase.
The U.S. Air Force grounded its fleet of Lockheed Martin-built F-35 Joint Strike Fighters earlier this month — for the 3rd time in less than year. In October 2010 the company grounded the fleet of 20 F-35s purchased by the US military after discovering a software glitch during simulation tests. The glitch could cause the fuel […]
The Halifax Peace Coalition held a protest against the Conservative government’s decision to buy the F-35 fighter-bomber on January 17th, which was Martin Luther King Jr. Day and also the 50th anniversary of U.S. president Dwight Eisenhower’s speech warning of the dangers of the military-industrial complex (Moira Peters, “Pricy Jets a Nice Haul for Lockheed […]