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    I'm furious about my squandered nation.

    Monday, June 18, 2007

    Angry Reaction To Selection of Lockheed To Replace Canada's Aging Transports

    Canada will spend $3.2 billion to acquire 17 C-130Js, as well as on infrastructure, training, and other related project expenses.
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    Not only can the C-27J perform most of the same missions of the Lockheed craft at a third of the purchase price and a fifth of the maintenance cost, Giordo added -- it can also be used to replace Canada's aging search-and-rescue aircraft, saving even more money.
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