Winslow Wheeler on the F-35: News coverage

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, 5 April 2011

Campbell Clark, “Ottawa’s fighter-jet estimate ‘all hogwash,’ U.S. watchdog warns,” Globe and Mail, 5 April 2011

Mike Blanchfield, “Expert: Jet program cost will double,” Canadian Press, 6 April 2011

Greg Markey, “U.S. expert says F-35 purchase is wrong deal for Canada,” Postmedia News, 5 April 2011

Tags: Center for Defense Information, Defence lobby, Defence policy, F-35, Rideau Institute, Winslow T. Wheeler