The Canadian Press

1986-10-31 | CF18 Maintenance Contract

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Canadair of Montreal was awarded the CF18 fighter jet maintenance contract. But a competing bid from Bristol Aerospace of Winnipeg was lower and had been considered technologically superior. Canadair president Douglas Lowe called the decision a courageous one.

Date: 1986-10-31
Placeline: MONTREAL, Quebec.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 28 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << it was great just because it became very political and I think the you don't have to be a winner there has to be a loser and when you're in a political position that becomes very difficult for you but I can't. I have no problem with that I have said all along that is not a job program we're talking about it's a technology program we're talking about we are the only company in Canada that can use that technology translated into our products and sell those products abroad >>