Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

May 25, 2011 11:40 ET

Media Advisory: Update on the Maritime Helicopter Project

SHEARWATER, NOVA SCOTIA--(Marketwire - May 25, 2011) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, will briefly address the media and will be available for a photo opportunity at the conclusion of his tour of the interim Cyclone helicopter at 12 Wing Shearwater.

When:10:30 a.m. ADT on Thursday May 26, 2011
Where:5 Bay, Maritime Helicopter Operational Support Centre, 12 Wing Shearwater, N.S.

Notes to editor / news director: For more information, and to confirm attendance, interested media are requested to contact Lieutenant Tyrone Grande, 12 Wing Public Affairs Officer, at Tyrone.Grande@forces.gc.ca or 902-720-1996. Please register no later than 3 p.m. ADT on Wednesday May 25. Only registered media will be permitted access. Media covering this event must arrive at the 12 Wing Shearwater Main Gate no later than 9:30 a.m. ADT for escort to the announcement.

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