Updated: Jan 2, 2022
The Government of Canada has dropped the F-18 Super Hornet from the competition.
Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet Is Out Of The Picture
It was confirmed on December 1, 2021 that the F/A-18 Super Hornet is no longer being considered as a replacement to the current CF-188 fleet.
The Two Fighter Aircraft Still In Contention
Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightening of the USA (top image) and the SAAB JAS 39 Gripen from Sweden (lower image). The contract is to be awarded in 2022 with the first delivery expected in 2025. More details to follow.