Canada Government Orders 4 New Airbus A330 Aircraft

Government of Canada announced that it is planning to replace the ageing CC-150 Polaris (A310 MRTT) aircraft, operated by the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF).

Canadian government has awarded Airbus Defence and Space with a contract for four newly-built Airbus A330 Multi Role Tanker Transport aircraft (MRTT) and for the conversion of five used A330-200s in a quest to strengthen Canada’s continental defence capabilities.

The current contract has an order value of approximately CAD $3 billion or 2.1€ billion (excluding taxes).

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Harry Johnson has been the assignment editor for eTurboNews for mroe than 20 years. He lives in Honolulu, Hawaii, and is originally from Europe. He enjoys writing and covering the news.

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