Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

December 13, 2012 10:56 ET

Minister MacKay Announces a $2.8 Million Project for 14 Wing Greenwood

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 13, 2012) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, today announced a funding commitment of approximately $2.8 million towards the replacement of the intrusion alarms and monitoring system at 14 Wing Greenwood.

"Our Government is determined to ensure that the men and women from the Canadian Armed Forces can work in a safe environment," said Minister MacKay. "Our Government is respecting its commitment to deliver on the four pillars of the Canada First Defence Strategy."

The contract for this project was awarded earlier this fall to Reliance Protectron Incorporated for $1.6 million. The project includes the replacement of intrusion alarms and the monitoring system for 14 Wing in order to meet national standards. The overall value of the project, which includes this contract, is set at approximately $2.8 million and is expected to be completed in April 2013.

The Canadian Armed Forces are a first-class, modern military delivering excellence at home and are a strong and reliable partner in the defence of North America making meaningful contributions to international security.

The Government of Canada conducted open, fair, and transparent competition processes to award contracts for these projects.

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