NORAD NEWS

June 7, 2012

NORAD fighters intercept two general aviation aircraft over L.A.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-16 fighters under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted two separate general aviation aircraft in the Los Angeles area this

June 6, 2012

NORAD fighter intercepted general aviation aircraft over L.A.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - An F-16 fighter under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a general aviation aircraft northwest of Los Angeles at approximately

May 30, 2012

NORAD to conduct exercise flights in the Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. areas

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

May 24, 2012

NORAD Fighters Intercept General Aviation Aircraft Over San Jose

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Military aircraft under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a general aviation aircraft in the vicinity of San Jose, Calif.,

May 23, 2012

NORAD, USNORTHCOM holds religious affairs conference

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The NORAD and U.S. Northern Command Chaplain’s Office began their week-long Annual Religious Affairs Conference at the Radisson Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., May

May 21, 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 12-08

May 19, 2012

NORAD intercepts two aircraft near Camp David

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Military aircraft under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted two Cessna 172 general aviation aircraft in the vicinity of Camp David,

May 17, 2012

CONR to fly air defense exercise in preparation for NATO Summit

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) Command Region fighters will be active prior to the NATO Summit preparing to protect the skies around

May 17, 2012

CONR to enforce TFR during G-8 Summit

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense (NORAD) Command Region fighters will be protecting the skies during the G-8 Summit at Camp David, Md.Air Force fighter

May 15, 2012

Law Enforcement and Public Safety Agencies Announce Security Restrictions and Transportation Plan for the 2012 NATO Summit

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The U.S. Secret Service has released the security restrictions and transportation plan for the 2012 NATO Summit in Chicago May 20-21. Security and transportation plans

May 11, 2012

NORAD fighters intercept general aviation aircraft over L.A.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-16 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a general aviation aircraft in the vicinity of northeast Los Angeles at

May 10, 2012

Military volunteers help make Warrior Games a success

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The focus of the Warrior Games has always been the wounded warriors who are competing, but they’re not the only warriors participating in the popular event.Military

May 9, 2012

ARDENT SENTRY 2012: An Exercise in Working Together

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command completed ARDENT SENTRY 2012, a major yearly exercise focused on Defense Support of Civil

May 1, 2012

NORAD, USNORTHCOM Joint Cyber Center stands up

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Joint Cyber Center officially went to work after Defense Secretary Leon Panetta formally

May 1, 2012

National Guard Adjutants General gather at NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - National Guard adjutants general from states with Aerospace Control Alert missions gathered at the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command

April 27, 2012

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

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration, will conduct calibration flights from April 30 - May 11,

April 26, 2012

North America’s mountain fortress hosts film crew

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Located within the center of a solid granite mountain in an excavated area larger than four football fields and almost seven stories high, Cheyenne Mountain Air Force

April 25, 2012

NORAD will conduct exercise flights to test its response capability

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

April 24, 2012

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Conduct ARDENT SENTRY 2012

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command will conduct a major exercise, ARDENT SENTRY 2012, focused on Defense Support of Civil

April 23, 2012

No room for failure - Coast Guard aviators protect D.C., pilots

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - It’s not the kind of mission the Coast Guard is generally known for, but given their core mission of saving lives, perhaps the rotary wing air intercept mission in

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