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Textron Systems to Provide Briefing on TAPV

MEDIA ADVISORY

Textron to provide briefing on Canada’s new TAPV at CANSEC

Media are invited to a briefing by Textron Systems on the Canadian Army’s new Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) that will be on display at CANSEC.  A representative from the Canadian Army will also be available for questions.

What:              TAPV briefing and display

Date:               Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Time:              10:45 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.

Location:        Outdoor Exhibit #3036, EY Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa


Media are asked to confirm their attendance with Keelan Green at green@prospectus.ca or 613-220-2016.

BACKGROUND

  • In June 2012, the Government of Canada selected Textron to provide 500 TAPVs to the Canadian Army.

  • The Tactical Armoured Patrol Vehicle (TAPV) successfully completed Reliability, Availability, Maintainability and Durability (RAMD) test program in April of this year.

  • Deliveries of the TAPV to the Canadian Army are scheduled to begin during the summer of 2016.

  • The TAPV that the Canadian Army will receive will be on display at CANSEC.

  • The Canadian Army expects to declare full operational capability by mid-2020.

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Posted 2016-05-24
Last Modified 2016-05-24 13:25