April 09 2012
The Canadian government has capped its funding for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter after a critical government audit was published last week, reports Defense News.
The auditor general found that officials from the Dept. of National Defense (DND) withheld key information from Parliament, underestimated costs and did not follow proper procurement rules.
Responding to the report, the procurement funding of 65 F-35 fighters was capped at Can$9 billion (US$8.9 billion).
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2022
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.