NORAD NEWS

May 25, 2011

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 during the mid-morning as they practice intercept and identification

May 24, 2011

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 and the Department of Homeland Security, will conduct

May 3, 2011

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 11-08

April 18, 2011

NORAD jets responds to aircraft in National Capital Region

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-16 fighter jets under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled today at approximately 2:30 EST in response to a general aviation

April 16, 2011

NORAD intercepts small helicopter

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-16 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a small Bell 206 helicopter off the coast of Texas, today at

April 12, 2011

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 11-07

April 12, 2011

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 this afternoon as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise

April 11, 2011

Grading the guardians: NORAD evaluations a vital requirement

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. –  They’re heard before they’re ever seen. Even over the engines of an Airbus A310, a distinct roar causes a vibration a person can feel in their chest, prompting them

April 8, 2011

NORAD, USNORTHCOM hold CBRN conference

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. –  The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command wrapped up their annual Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear conference in Colorado Springs

March 18, 2011

Commercial airline pilots pay visit to CONR-1st AF

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. –  The face of commercial airline travel looks much different than it did a decade ago. Losing radio contact for an extended period of time, veering off a filed flight

March 15, 2011

NORAD exercise flights 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 11-06

March 14, 2011

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 tomorrow morning as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise

March 7, 2011

Black history in the now

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - When people think about celebrating Black History month they normally envision high profile individuals from the past such as Phyllis Wheatley; the first

March 1, 2011

NORAD Fighters respond to aircraft near Toledo, Ohio

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. --Two F-16 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a corporate jet that was out of communications near Toledo, Ohio at

March 1, 2011

Senior leaders converge at Tyndall to ‘sharpen the spear’

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - When an organization has as many moving parts as Tyndall’s Component Numbered Air Force does, keeping those parts running smoothly takes a certain amount of finesse. And

Feb. 25, 2011

CONR Supports Successful Shuttle Launch

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla.  - The Continental U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region (CONR) and Air Forces Northern provided crucial airspace control and manning support to

Feb. 22, 2011

NORAD, USNORTHCOM support space shuttle launch

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, through the Continental NORAD Region and Air Forces Northern, will provide support to the NASA

Feb. 16, 2011

NORAD will conduct simultaneous 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 from mid to late morning Eastern Standard Time as they practice

Feb. 15, 2011

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 11-05

Feb. 11, 2011

Historic firsts for AFNORTH sergeants lead to distinguished honors

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. - It had all the markings of a historic event – with firsts on several fronts.As well it should; it was a historic event.At a ceremony held Jan. 28, two Air Forces