Federal government inks deal with U.S. for new Boeing surveillance aircraft
Sole-source purchase for fleet replacing Canada’s aging CP-140 Aurora planes disappoints Montreal-based Bombardier
Canada reaches deal to buy Boeing surveillance aircraft for $5.9-billion
Deliveries of the aircraft are expected to be completed as early as autumn 2027, with full operational capability anticipated by 2033
Federal ministers expected to announce sole-source deal for Boeing patrol plane today
OTTAWA — Federal ministers are expected to announce today that Boeing is the company of choice to replace the military's aging patrol planes in a multibillion-dollar deal.
Feds select Boeing military plane in sole-source deal, bypassing Bombardier
The federal government is expected to announce as early as Thursday that it has selected Boeing to replace the military's aging patrol planes in a multibillion-dollar deal, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
Ottawa set to award surveillance-aircraft contract to Boeing despite Bombardier appeals
Several Canadian manufacturers have been pushing for an open competition to supply project
Aerospace firms push back against Bombardier, tout upsides of a Boeing military deal
MONTREAL — Canadian aerospace companies are pushing back against the idea that a Bombardier Inc. contract win to replace aging military patrol planes would be best for the sector, saying that a deal between Ottawa and front-runner Boeing Co. could be at least as lucrative.