NORAD NEWS

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

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

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

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

April 19, 2012

NORAD Fighters Intercept/Monitor Unresponsive General Aviation Aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two F-15 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command out of 159th Fighter Wing in New Orleans, La, intercepted and monitored an

April 19, 2012

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

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration, will conduct calibration flights March 20-23, 2012 over

April 18, 2012

NORAD Conducts Exercise Flights in Various Locations Across U.S.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will conduct exercise flights today in various locations across the U.S. as they practice intercept and

April 12, 2012

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Acknowledge Missile Launch

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command officials acknowledged today that U.S. systems detected and tracked a launch of the North Korean

April 11, 2012

NORAD fighters intercept a Korean Airlines aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two F-15 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a Korean Airlines Boeing 777 shortly after departing Vancouver, BC, at

April 10, 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 12-07

April 4, 2012

Canadian Forces hockey team raises money for cancer center

OKLAHOMA CITY - In a tight match to the finish, the Tinker Air Force Base Canadian Forces Detachment Hockey Team completed its seventh annual fundraising game, winning by one goal against the Oklahoma

March 28, 2012

Inaugural Trilateral Meeting of North American Defence Ministers

OTTAWA - The inaugural Trilateral Meeting of North American Defence Ministers was held March 27 in Ottawa. The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, hosted the Honourable Leon E.

March 27, 2012

NORAD Exercise Planned for Washington, D.C.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo

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