NORAD NEWS

Jan. 24, 2012

NORAD, USNORTHCOM commander endorses bilateral agreements

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Army Gen. Charles Jacoby, Jr., commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, joined Lt.-Gen. Walter Semianiw, Canada Command commander, in Ottawa today to sign three

Jan. 9, 2012

Florida governor, adjutant general visit 101st AOG

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - The governor of Florida is to Florida Air National Guardsmen what the president of the United States is to active duty military: commander in chief. The Air National

Jan. 9, 2012

NORAD exercise planned for Washington, D.C.

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 12-04

Jan. 3, 2012

NORAD Tracks Santa Program has record-breaking success in 2011

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command’s NORAD Tracks Santa Program exceeded its own records in the number of calls, emails and Facebook and Twitter followers

Dec. 28, 2011

NORAD fighters intercept general aviation aircraft over D.C.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Two F-16 fighter aircraft under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a general aviation aircraft that was out of radio contact in the

Dec. 24, 2011

First Lady Michelle Obama Participates in NORAD Tracks Santa, Answering Calls from Children Across the Country

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- For the second year in a row, First Lady Michelle Obama took time from her schedule to deliver holiday cheer to children across America by personally answering phone

Dec. 12, 2011

NORAD offers live interviews from NORAD Tracks Santa Operations Center

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command is ready to track Santa, and media are invited to participate in a variety of ways, to include conducting live interviews

Dec. 1, 2011

NORAD is ready to track Santa's flight

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command is getting ready to track Santa’s yuletide journey! The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, went live today

Nov. 7, 2011

Calibration Flights rescheduled in Washington D.C. area to enhance NORAD response capability

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration and the Department of Homeland Security, will conduct

Nov. 1, 2011

NORAD exercise planned for Washington, D.C.

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 12-02

Oct. 31, 2011

NORAD, USNORTHCOM to hold homeland defense, security exercise

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command annual Homeland Defense exercise is scheduled for Nov. 1-10. VIGILANT SHIELD 12 is a joint

Oct. 28, 2011

NORAD to conduct exercise flights over Northeastern New York to test response capability

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will conduct exercise flights today as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights

Oct. 26, 2011

NORAD to conduct exercise flights over Southeastern Virginia, Northeastern North Carolina to test response capability

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise flights today as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights will take

Oct. 24, 2011

NORAD exercise planned for Washington, D.C.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo

Oct. 22, 2011

NORAD aircraft intercept two civilian aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Military aircraft under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted two civilian aircraft in separate incidents in the area of the

Oct. 20, 2011

First combatant command academic chair established at National Defense University

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, with the National Defense University, recently established the first-ever combatant command

Oct. 14, 2011

Civil Air Patrol provides simulated "threat" for NORAD pilots

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -- Pilots assigned to Aerospace Control Alert units have a unique mission - to defend the U.S. and Canadian homelands by controlling that airspace and being prepared to

Oct. 11, 2011

NORAD fighters intercept general aviation aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-16 fighter aircraft under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a general aviation aircraft as it entered restricted airspace in

Sept. 26, 2011

NORAD fighters intercept aircraft near San Jose

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - In the past 24 hours F-15C fighter jets under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted four separate general aviation aircraft in the

Sept. 15, 2011

CSM Winzenried assumes top enlisted post at NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Army Command Sgt. Maj. Robert Winzenried assumed the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command's top enlisted post today in a ceremony at the

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