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Discovery Air Defence Celebrates 50,000 Hours Flying Contracted Air Combat Training Worldwide

Media Advisory

Montreal, 22 May 2015 – Discovery Air Defence, a wholly owned subsidiary of Discovery Air Inc, is celebrating 50,000 hours of contracted air combat training worldwide at CANSEC 2015 in Ottawa on May 27, 2015.

This milestone marks another important achievement in DA Defence’s continued success in the international air combat training market. Foreign militaries are recognizing the significant cost savings, positive training value and increased operational readiness offered by DA Defence. With a stellar, 10-year accident-free record and 98 per cent serviceability rate, DA Defence is a true Canadian defence success story, a key industrial capability, and a fine example of Canada’s defence value proposition in action.

The celebration will take place at 2:45 PM on Wednesday, May 27 at CANSEC 2015, Booth 408, EY Centre, 4899 Uplands Drive, Ottawa.

Senior company executives are available for one-on-one media opportunities on May 27 and 28. Please register by email to with your name, title, business email and mobile number. Check-in at reception upon arrival at the DA Defence booth.

For more information:

Garrick Ngai, MBA
Director of Marketing
Discovery Air Defence
Mob: (514) 348-0337

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