NORAD exercise planned this week for Washington, D.C.
AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The North American
Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United
States NORAD Region, will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 14-12 Tuesday night into
Wednesday morning, in the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C. Flights are
scheduled to take place between midnight and 2 a.m.
Cheyenne Mountain backdrops somber Colorado 9/11 Commemoration
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – More than 700 military members and community leaders from across Colorado Springs joined today to commemorate the attacks of 9/11/2001 at Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station in Colorado Springs, Colo.
UPDATE: Unresponsive aircraft crashes, USCG initiates search
September 05, 2014 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – NORAD fighter jets launched today, September 5, 2014 to monitor an unresponsive aircraft over the Atlantic Ocean which, according to the FAA, crashed 14 miles off the coast of Port Antonio, Jamaica at about 2:15 p.m. EDT.
NORAD jets investigate unresponsive small aircraft over Atlantic Ocean
September 05, 2014 — PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – As of 11:30 a.m. EDT today, September 5th, 2014, two F-15 fighter jets under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command launched to investigate an unresponsive aircraft currently flying over the Atlantic Ocean.
NORAD assists FAA Aug. 30 as small plane crashes in Atlantic Ocean
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two F-16 fighter jets under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command assisted the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, with an unresponsive general aviation aircraft.