NORAD NEWS

U.S. Navy kicks off ICEX 2020 in Arctic Ocean
By By Lt. Michelle Pelissero, COMSUBPAC | March 6, 2020
Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) officially commenced Ice Exercise (ICEX) 2020 in the Arctic Ocean with the construction of a temporary ice camp, Camp Seadragon, and the arrival of two U.S. Navy fast-attack submarines, March 4.
Arctic Edge 2020
By | March 6, 2020
Arctic Edge 2020 (AE20) is a joint force and international training exercise and is the largest joint exercise scheduled in Alaska this year with approximately 1,000 US military personnel working alongside members of the Canadian Armed Forces.
Arctic Warriors Face the Bitter Cold During Arctic Edge 20
By 1st Lt. Austen Bouska | March 2, 2020
In the early morning hours of Feb. 28, 2020, Soldiers and Marines gathered in the historic shell of Hangar 1 on Ladd Army Air Field, Fort Wainwright, Alaska, for the final test of their capabilities. This test was part of Arctic Edge 20 (AE20), which is a Homeland Defense exercise hosted by Alaskan Command under the authority of U.S. Northern Command.
Third edition of the Arctic Air Power Seminar Welcomes International Experts Leaders, Military Members Alike
By CANR Public Affairs | Feb. 3, 2020
Members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF), the United States Department of Defense, and other partners met at 5 Wing Goose Bay from January 20-22, 2020, to discuss the challenges of operating in extreme cold weather conditions.The meeting, known as the Arctic Air Power Seminar, was the third in a series, and focused on runways and skiways, as well
NORAD identifies Russian aircraft in Canadian Air Defense Identification Zone
By | Jan. 31, 2020
North American Aerospace Defense Command positively identified two Tu-160 Blackjack Russian Bombers entering the Canadian Air Defense Identification Zone on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020.The Russian aircraft remained in international airspace and at no time did the aircraft enter United States or Canadian sovereign airspace.“Our adversaries continue to
Commander talks Homeland Defense with Community Leaders
By Master Sgt. John Gordinier | Jan. 21, 2020
Gen. Terrence O'Shaughnessy, Commander of NORAD and U.S. Northern Command, spoke to nearly 100 Colorado Thirty Group attendees during a Combatant Commander's Conference Jan. 21, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Canadian NORAD Region hosts first Arctic Airpower Seminar
By Canadian NORAD Region Public Affairs | Dec. 9, 2019
Two senior officers from the New York Air National Guard of the United States Air Force visited Winnipeg, Man., on November 19 and 20 as part of the first official 1 Canadian Air Division / Canadian NORAD Region (1 CAD/CANR) Arctic Airpower Seminar. Colonel Michele Kilgore and Colonel Clifford Souza, Commanders of the 109th Airlift Wing and
Showing some GRIT – 1 Canadian Air Division/Canadian NORAD Region launches new operational award
By | Nov. 27, 2019
If there’s one word that describes the Combined Aerospace Operations Centre (CAOC) at 1 Canadian Air Division/Canadian NORAD Region Headquarters—effectively the operational nerve centre of the Royal Canadian Air Force—that word would be “busy.” With a finger on the pulse of every global RCAF operation happening around the world, the tempo at the
NORAD CONDUCTS AIR DEFENSE EXERCISE OVER TENNESSEE SKIES
By Major Andrew Scott, Continental U.S. NORAD Region Public Affairs | Nov. 25, 2019
The North American Aerospace Defense Command conducted air defense exercise, Amalgam Dart 20-4, at McGhee Tyson Airport near Knoxville, Tennessee 18-22 November.To test responses, systems and equipment, NORAD routinely conducts exercises with a variety of scenarios, including airspace restriction violations, hijackings and responding to unknown
821st ABG commander visits Canadian Forces Station Alert
By | Nov. 19, 2019
At the invitation of the Royal Canadian Air Force, Col. Timothy Bos, 821st Air Base Group commander at Thule Air Base, Greenland, visited Canadian Forces Station Alert Oct. 30 2019, to foster the long-standing partnership between CFS Alert and Thule AB, and to learn more about their mission.

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