Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

June 25, 2013 14:12 ET

Media Advisory: Delivery of Canada's First CH-147F Chinook Helicopter

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - June 25, 2013) - Media are invited to join the Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, Q.C., Associate Minister of National Defence responsible for military procurement and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, at a ceremony to mark the delivery of Canada's first new CH-147F Chinook helicopter.

When: Thursday, June 27 at 09:30 a.m.

Where: Canada Reception Centre, 190 Convair Private, Ottawa.

What: A ceremony marking the delivery of Canada's first new CH-147F Chinook helicopter. A tour of the aircraft will be available for media attending the ceremony.

Notes to editor / news director:

Media are requested to contact Captain Jean-François Lambert at 613-995-3819, or email jean-francois.lambert@forces.gc.ca no later than 3:00 p.m. on June 26, to confirm their attendance. Attending media are requested to be in place and set up at the Canada Reception Centre no later than 09:15 a.m.

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