Canada cleared to buy 18 F/A-18E/Fs

The Trump adminstration has notified the U.S. Congress on on Sept. 11 for a potential sale of 18 Boeing F/A-18E/F fighters to Canada.

F-18's are refueled in Afghanistan
By U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Andy M. Kin [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency said under Transmittal No: 17-49 that Canada is cleared for 10 F/A-18Es and 8 F/A-18Fs. A total of 44 F414-GE-400 engines are included in the package.

Canada will arm these jets with 100 AIM-9X-2 Sidewinder Block II missiles.

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