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Putting the Space into NORAD / L’espace au service du NORAD
By Capt Leah Pierce | May 10, 2021
On May 12, 1981, Canada and the United States of America renewed the North American Air Defense
Curaçao Counter Drug Operation International Women’s Day
By Royal Canadian Air Force | April 26, 2021
International Women’s Day marked a poignant opportunity to recognize the value these women provide to both the Canadian and United States’ Air Forces and their direct role in this operation’s success. They gathered together on the morning of March 8th to recognize the momentous occasion and celebrate each other’s successes.
U.S. Must Get 'On the Field' in Arctic to Defend National Interests There
By C. Todd Lopez | April 15, 2021
The U.S. has to develop more persistence in the Arctic region if it wants to be a player there, according to the commander of U.S. Northern Command.
USNORTHCOM and NORAD Posture Statement
By | April 14, 2021
Deter in Competition, Deescalate in Crisis, and Defeat in Conflict
By Glen D. VanHerck | March 30, 2021
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and U.S. Northern Command (USNORTHCOM), both located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, are two distinct commands, bound together and united in a common purpose—charged with the resolute mission of defending North America. NORAD defends the United States and Canada against threats in the air domain and provides aerospace and maritime warning. Founded in 2002 in the wake of 9/11, USNORTHCOM defends the United States against threats across all domains, conducts cooperative defense activities with our allies and partners in North America, and, when required, supports Federal, state, and local agencies with unique military capabilities to conduct defense support of civil authorities.