Search This Blog

Loading...

We use cookies. By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies.
Accept | Find out more

Monday, April 09, 2012

Canadians not misled on F-35 costs: MacKay

[Peter MacKay]The federal government didn't mislead Parliament or the public over the cost of buying F-35 fighter jets, it simply didn't include items such as paying pilots, fuel and maintenance over the life of the aircraft, the defence minister says.

"The additional $10 billion was money that you could describe as sunk costs," Peter MacKay told CTV's Question Period Sunday.

Auditor General Michael Ferguson's report last week stated the jets would cost $25 billion and not the $15 billion price tag the federal government has put on the F-35s.

Read more

0 Reacties:

Post a Comment

Navigation by WebRing.

Fair Use Notice

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner.

The material is being made available in an effort to advance understanding arms trade activities, for non-profit research and educational purposes only.

I believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law.

If you wish to use this copyrighted material for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use,' you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

This is a completely non-commercial site for private personal use. No fee is charged, and no money is made off of the operation of this site.