NORAD NEWS

June 24, 2016

Peterson museum unveils Canadian fighter jet display

Lt.-Gen Pierre St-Amand, NORAD Deputy Commander, and Col Douglas Schiess, 21st Space Wing Commander, unveiled the new display of a CF-188A Hornet (tail number 188723) fighter jet at the Peterson Air and Space Museum at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., June 24, 2016.

June 21, 2016

Canadian NORAD Region Change of Command

Major-General Christian Drouin today assumed command of 1 Canadian Air Division (1 CAD) from Major-General David Wheeler at a ceremony held at 17 Wing Winnipeg, Manitoba.

May 25, 2016

Canadian Det changes command

May 23, 2016

Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE

Members from 5 Canadian Mechanized Brigade Group dismount and conduct mine clearance drills in the training area of 3rd Canadian Division Support Group, Wainwright, AB, during the main thrust of the advance party for Exercise MAPLE RESOLVE 15, 6 May 15.

May 13, 2016

Gen. Robinson assumes command of NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson assumed command of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command from Navy Adm. Bill Gortney during a ceremony here today.

May 11, 2016

Exercise Marlin Shield

The Royal Bahamas Defence Force and U.S. Special Operations Forces worked together during exercise Marlin Shield in New Providence, The Bahamas, May 2016.

April 28, 2016

Western Air Defense Sector Canadians celebrate Royal Canadian Air Force Anniversary

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCChord, Wash. -- The 92nd Anniversary of the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) was celebrated by the Western Air Defense Sector (WADS) Canadian Detachment's annual RCAF Mess Dinner at the American Lake Conference Center April 15.

Feb. 18, 2016

CMSAF visits NORAD and USNORTHCOM, speaks with local Airmen

The Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force visited Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, February 10-12, to meet with Airmen from nearby bases and tour North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command.

Feb. 9, 2016

SELs Given Glimpse Of Daily Front-Line Missions, Local Preparations For Larger-Scale Disasters

It’s cool outside as the sun drops and families settle in for the night just as they do each day in the Pacific Northwest. At the dinner table, slight vibrations are felt and seen as drinks sway in their glasses -- a subtle sign of just another small tremor, one of hundreds that occur yearly in this region. Just as quickly as it’s dismissed by desensitized residents though, it shakes the ground again … this time not so subtly. This is no small, normal tremor.

Jan. 21, 2016

Statement by Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO — Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan paid his first visit to the North American Aerospace Defense Command Headquarters (NORAD) at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado today. During his visit, he met with Admiral Bill Gortney, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, and Canadian Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand, Deputy Commander of NORAD. Discussions focused on a number of issues important to the Canada-U.S. defence relationship, including continental defence, new challenges to North American aerospace defence and NORAD's continuing evolution to meet those challenges.

Jan. 20, 2016

Canadian Defence Minister visits NORAD

Canadian Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan visited NORAD and USNORTHCOM Jan. 20, 2016.

Oct. 30, 2015

TRAINING TOGETHER TO BETTER PROTECT THE NORTH

Approximately 700 military members from the Canadian Armed Forces, the United States Air Force, the United States Navy, and the United States Air National Guard braved the beginning of the Canadian winter during the VS16 NORAD Field Training Exercise in Iqaluit, Nunavut, and 5 Wing Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador from October 15 to 26, 2015.

July 9, 2015

New NORAD Deputy Commander hosts this year’s Canada Day Celebrations in Colorado Springs

Celebrating Canada Day in Colorado Springs has been a longstanding tradition in the region. Each July 1st the NORAD Deputy Commander and senior Canadian military officer in the United States hosts more than 400 guests to honor Canada’s birth and share Canadian culture with Canadian Armed Forces personnel, their families, U.S. military partners and local leaders.

June 30, 2015

NORAD, USNORTHCOM and the Mexican Air Force to participate in AMALGAM EAGLE 15

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), will participate, with the Mexican Air Force, in AMALGAM EAGLE 15, a tactical exercise, to be conducted Jun.30 - Jul.2, 2015, in which Mexico and the United States will respond to an illegal flight transiting the border of both countries. AMALGAM EAGLE 15 is designed to enhance air control procedures between both countries and lay the foundation to streamline a bi-national response.

June 8, 2015

Canada's Chief of Defence Staff concludes bilateral meetings with American counterpart

The Chief of the Defence Staff,General Tom Lawson, completed bilateral meetings with his United Statescounterpart, General Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff inWashington D.C. on

March 14, 2015

Combatant commanders praise National Guard contributions

The contributions to joint force efforts made by the National Guard State Partnership Program and the New York National Guard’s 109th Airlift Wing were among those lauded by combatant commanders testifying here this week.

Feb. 11, 2015

Budget Cuts Mean Long-term Risk, Northcom Chief Says

WASHINGTON, Feb. 11, 2015 – Though the United States has seen military budgets drop following wars, today’s cuts are piling on to a complex security environment seldom seen in history, the commander

Feb. 10, 2015

In Raptor we trust – all others we intercept

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- The phrase "Top Cover for America" was born of black-and-white newsreel footage of leather-jacketed men clambering into fighter jets to stop the Soviet

Jan. 27, 2015

Harvin claims USNORTHCOM Sailor of the Year title

Representatives from the Colorado Springs Council of the Navy League recognized North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command’s Sailor of the Year during a ceremony here Jan. 27.A

Sept. 11, 2014

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.

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