Media Advisory Article from  National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces

Minister Sajjan to announce upgrades to army vehicles

February 9, 2017 – London, Ontario – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces

Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan will make an important announcement concerning the Light Armoured Vehicle III Upgrade Project. Minister Sajjan will be accompanied by Member of Parliament for London North Centre, Peter Fragiskatos.

This project demonstrates the Government of Canada’s commitment to supporting Canadian Armed Forces members by providing them with the modern equipment they need to support operations at home and abroad.

A media availability will follow the announcement.

Date: Friday, February 10, 2017

Time: 10:45 a.m. (EST)

Location: General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada, 1991 Oxford St. East, London, Ontario

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Notes to editor / news director: 

The location is a secure facility therefore media are asked to register in advance with Paul Cardoso, Corporate Affairs, General Dynamics, at 519-630-9276 or email cardosop@gdls.com by 8:30 a.m., February 10, 2017.

Media representatives wishing to cover this event should arrive no later than 10:00 a.m.

Contacts

Jordan Owens
Press Secretary
Office of the Minister of National Defence
613-996-3100

Media Relations
Department of National Defence
Phone: 613-996-2353
Toll-Free: 1-866-377-0811
Email: mlo-blm@forces.gc.ca

Paul Cardoso
Corporate Affairs
General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada
519-630-9276
Email: cardosop@gdls.com


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