Canada needs to pay $313 million to exit F-35 program

Canada’s Liberal government has calculated that if it was to withdraw from the F-35 program today, its financial liability would be $313 million.

Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II (mock-up), Canada - Air Force AN1753011
By Alain Rioux [GFDL 1.2 or GFDL 1.2], via Wikimedia Commons

The amount is the difference of what Ottawa had contributed so far since 2006 and the $551 million it pledged to commit when it enrolled into the program.

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