Retired General Paul Manson, former Canadian Chief of Defence Staff and (in his stealth mode) former Chairman of Lockheed Martin Canada, has slammed Winslow Wheeler’s critique of the planned purchase of the F-35 as a “low credibility rant” sponsored by the “farleft” Rideau Institute (Paul Manson, Don’t lecture us about defence (letter to the editor), […]
Winslow Wheeler’s briefings on the planned F-35 purchase (sponsored by the Rideau Institute) led to an additional round of Canada-wide coverage of the controversial purchase, which is becoming one of the hot-button issues of the current election campaign. Key media coverage included: Meagan Fitzpatrick, “Ottawa’s F-35 jet cost figures way off: U.S. analyst,” CBC News, […]
Today we are bringing one of the most respected critics of the F-35 stealth fighters directly from Washington to Ottawa.
U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates is urging the Canadian government to move ahead with its planned purchase of 65 American F-35 Joint Strike Fighters.
In this written statement to the Standing Committee on National Defence, Director Winslow T. Wheeler of the Straus Military Reform Project uses his American experience to offer valuable insight to the Canadian government on the purchase of F-35 stealth fighters. (Winslow T. Wheeler,”Canada’s Next Generation Fighter Aircraft”, House of Commons: Parliament of Canada, December 2010).