Airbus and the UK Defense Ministry have withdrawn the Eurofighter Typhoon from Canada’s fighter contest, citing the cost of security concerns and the softening of Ottawa’s industrial technological benefits policies. In a press release issued Aug. 30, Airbus said the two parties made their decision following a detailed review of the Future Fighter Capability Project request for proposals (RFP) issued by the Canadian government in July. They say security requirements associated ...


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