Animated image of U.S. Coast Guard MH-65D helicopter with details of upcoming air defense exercise Falcon Virgo scheduled 10 a.m.-noon (ET) Oct. 6, in the Washington, D.C., area.
201005-O-ZZ999-1001.GIF Photo By: Heather S. Marsh

Oct 5, 2020
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct air defense exercise Falcon Virgo Tuesday, Oct. 6, between 10 a.m. and noon (ET) in the Washington, D.C., area. Falcon Virgo is a recurring exercise in support of Operation NOBLE EAGLE, which places emphasis on the surveillance and control of airspace over Canada and the United States. The defense of North America is NORAD's top priority and NORAD remains on alert and prepared to respond to security threats 24/7.


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