Grand Opening of New General Dynamics Canada Halifax Engineering Facility



    
    HALIFAX, Nova Scotia, Sept. 2 /CNW/ --
    

    
    WHAT:  General Dynamics Canada is proud to announce the opening of its new
           Halifax Engineering Facility. Designed and owned by Millbrook First
           Nation, the 48,000 square foot state-of-the-art building is General
           Dynamics Canada's newest facility and will serve as the company's
           Maritime In-Service Support Centre of Excellence.
    

    
           Media are invited to join the official opening event which will
           include a series of traditional aboriginal ceremonies blessing the
           structure and formal remarks from the distinguished attendees
           below.
    

    
    WHO:   The Honourable Rodney MacDonald, Premier of Nova Scotia;
           Dr. Lawrence Paul, Chief, Millbrook First Nation;
           Mr. John Watts, President, General Dynamics Canada.
    

    
    WHEN:  Friday, September 5, 2008
           10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
           Media are requested to arrive by 9:45 a.m.
    

    
    WHERE: General Dynamics Canada Halifax Engineering Facility
           31 Millbrook Avenue; Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
    About General Dynamics Canada
    
    With an established Canadian presence for 60 years and over 2,200
employees in Ottawa, Calgary and Halifax, General Dynamics Canada is Canada's
largest defence electronics company with a worldwide reputation for excellence
in the production of leading-edge, technology-based, integrated solutions for
land, airborne and maritime applications. The company's success is based on
strong system engineering experience, ongoing investment in research and
development, collaboration with commercial and military systems industry
leaders, and a singular focus on customer service. More information about the
company is available at www.gdcanada.com .




For further information:

For further information: Amy MacLeod of General Dynamics Canada,
+1-613-668-6965 (cell), amy.macLeod@gdcanada

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