Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

January 23, 2013 12:51 ET

Media Advisory: Delivery of the First Upgraded Light Armoured Vehicle III

LONDON, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 23, 2013) - Media are invited to join the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Associate Minister of National Defence, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) (La Francophonie), and Member of Parliament for Madawaska-Restigouche, for a ceremony to welcome the delivery of Canada's first upgraded Light Armoured Vehicle III.

When: Thursday January 24, 2013 at 10:15 a.m.
Where: General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada
1991 Oxford Street East
London, Ontario
N5V 2Z7

Notes to editor / news director: To confirm attendance, interested media are requested to contact Ken Yamashita of General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada at (519) 670-5887 or by email at yamashik@gdls.com. Media representatives are asked to arrive by 9:30 a.m. to ensure enough time for the security clearance process. Please be ready to present proper press identification. After identifying yourself to security, media are requested to proceed to the south-east corner of the parking lot where parking spaces are reserved and where you will be escorted to the event site.

Contact Information

  • General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada
    Ken Yamashita
    Cellular: (519) 670-5887
    yamashik@gdls.com

    Andrea Richer
    Office of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, P.C., M.P.
    613-996-3100

    Information: 1-866-377-0811/(613) 996-2353
    www.forces.gc.ca