Canada Awards CH-149 Upgrade Contract To Leonardo

A CH-149 Cormorant flies on a training mission Newfoundland in 2016. 

Credit: Master Corporal Johanie Maheu/RCAF
A Leonardo-led team will upgrade and expand the Royal Canadian Air Force fleet of CH-149 Cormorant helicopters under contracts worth $913 million (C$1.25 billion) awarded on Dec. 22. But the long-awaited contract signing pushes back first delivery by four years to 2026, with the program now...

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