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IMP Aerospace announces new contract


IMP Aerospace announces new contract
IMP Aerospace recently announced that installation work has commenced on the life-extension modification of 10 Canadian CP-140 Aurora aircraft to have their outer wings, lower centre wing and the horizontal stabilizers replaced with new structural components.

June 22, 2010
Carey Fredericks

June 22, 2010, Halifax – This life-extension program is known as the Aurora Service Life Extension Project (ASLEP) and will extend the CP-140 Aurora structural life well beyond 2025.

This multi million dollar program will employ a team of approximately 100 personnel distributed between IMP Aerospace, Halifax Stanfield International Airport; IMP Aerospace Avionics, Hammonds Plains; and IMP Aerospace Components, Amherst.

David Gossen, President of IMP Aerospace, stated, "This contract to extend the service life of the Aurora ensures critical aerospace jobs are developed and retained in Nova Scotia. IMP is developing a world recognized centre of excellence for re-winging these long range patrol aircraft."