The technical journals and documents also discuss the expected absence of a transmission system, known as a Link 16.
The multifunctional system only communicates with other so called 5th generation or stealth jets such as the F 22 Raptor or the B 2 bomber.
35 will talk to ground troops
Associate Defence Minister Julian Fantino said the stealth jets will be ready to do whatever the government asks, when it asks.
Both Lockheed Martin, the manufacturer, and the Pentagon office overseeing the F 35 project didn't respond to requests to comment.
They also question whether the system, which is standard on existing warplanes, can handle all of the high resolution video and data the new jet is capable of pumping out. journals tracking the development of the aircraft.
Although John Wiersema's report did not single out F 35 sustainment, the Parliamentary Budget Officer did focus some of his criticism last spring on the estimated cost of maintenance, which he accused the Conservatives of low balling.
New Democrat MP Christine Moore accused the government of not knowing what it was doing on the file.
McCluskey denied the F 35 will be without that capability, which allows pilots to send short text messages and data to ships, older aircraft and ground stations. Nike Mens Gilet
Opposition critics hammered the government over the planned purchase, which could run taxpayers between $16 billion and $30 billion depending upon the estimate.
transmission system called a Multifunction Advanced Data Link will meet the needs.
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The auditor general pointed out on Tuesday that the Defence Department is not sure it has set aside enough cash in future budgets to repair and maintain the new equipment being purchased for the military by the Harper government.
technical journals say there is a furious debate taking place among air force planners and designers about its limitations and whether it could compromise the radar evading capability of the F 35 by giving away its position.
Chris McCluskey says each aircraft comes equipped with a Blue Force Tracker "capability" when it arrives in Canada, "with the exception of a small number of aircraft in which it is scheduled for installation before deployment on missions."
"All of Canada's F 35s will not only be capable of operating overseas the moment we get them, but be able to communicate with aircraft and know where friendly ground units are well in advance of deployment on operations," Fantino said under questioning in the House of Commons. military technical journals something also alluded to in heavily censored Canadian air force documents, obtained under access to information laws.
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"We have communications and sustainability problems with the F 35," she said during question period and demanded the project be put to open tender.
Asked to reconcile the conflicting information, a spokesman for Fantino said in an email response that the air force would have to load the feature into the first handful of Nike Socks Just Do It
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