June 10 2011
In an effort to save money, the Canadian military is expected to pull out of NATO's Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS), Agence France-Presse reports.
AWACS aircraft are widely used in Afghanistan and Libya to monitor airspace and guide warplanes to their targets.
The planes are staffed by a multinational crew from alliance nations, including Canada.
Sources told CBC that Defense Minister Peter MacKay raised the issue with some allies at a NATO conference in...
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