#F35 fighter jet challenged by rival planes for Canadian army order – an annotated infographic

A Canadian government report says that other fighter aircraft are just as capable as Lockheed Martin’s F-35 at meeting most of the country’s mission needs, potentially inviting bids from rival jet manufacturers to replace Canada’s ageing fleet of CF-18s.

The F-35 can fairly be challenged in terms of specification and performance by rivals such as the Eurofighter Typhoon, Dassault Rafale and Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet.

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F-35 fighter and rival jets

F-35 fighter and rival jets

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