Hey Cal, hows it going?
Anyhow I do not know how I feel about this. On one hand I am thrilled that we are stepping up the patrols over our Arctic. On the other hand I would also like to have a base near by where we have a hand full of CF-188s based. I know they use they use the CP
-140 to do the patrolling, but know if we have the Predator (or what ever other UAV may be decided upon) the CF-188s could be used more of a response aircraft. Instead of having crew up their permanently, they could go on two week rotations, similar to how YQQ
was staffed for a while. The benefit of this is we could cool of Russia, as they are playing around up there quite a bit these days.