Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

December 08, 2011 20:56 ET

Media Advisory: Defence Minister Peter Mackay to Mark a Milestone in Aircraft's Life Extension

HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - Dec. 8, 2011) - Media are invited to attend an announcement by IMP Aerospace on Friday, December 9, 2011.

The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will take part in the ceremony to celebrate a milestone in the life-extension project for Canada's only strategic Marine surveillance aircraft.

When: Friday, December 9, 2011 at 1:30 p.m. AST
(Media are asked to arrive before 1:00 p.m.)
Where: Hangar #9, Barnes Rd, Halifax Stanfield International Airport
What: Commemoration ceremony for the completion of the first
life-extended CP-140.

Note to news directors :

Media are asked to confirm their attendance with the Joint Task Force Atlantic Public Affairs Office at (902) 427-3766 by 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 9.

Directions to Hangar from Halifax:

- Exit 6 off Highway 102 to Airport;

- At flashing Traffic Signal, Turn Right;

- Turn Right at Stop Sign;

- Proceed along Barnes Road to the end; then

- Arrive at Hangar # 9 on Right.

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