NORAD NEWS

June 24, 2017

Vice President visits front range

Vice President Michael Pence made history by being the first vice president to send a payload command to a Global Positioning System satellite, Friday, June 23, at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado.

June 19, 2017

Canadian NORAD Region aircraft practice intercept and escort procedures with United States Air Force bombers

On June 15 and 16, 2017, Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-18 Hornet fighter jets, under the control of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), practiced identification and intercept

May 12, 2017

NORAD Celebrates 59, Looks Forward to its Diamond Anniversary

The North American Aerospace Defense Command celebrated its 59th Anniversary Friday with a ceremony in the Eberhart-Findley Building on Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo.During the

March 29, 2017

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Office of the Command Chaplain at holds religious affairs workshop

The NORAD and USNORTHCOM Office of the Command Chaplain at held a religious affairs workshop titled  "Embracing Complexity-Navigating Uncertainty" March 23, 2017. The three-day event focused on

March 21, 2017

Gen. Robinson meets with Zebulon Pike Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution members

General Lori Robinson, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command commander, spoke to a full house Saturday afternoon at the Zebulon Pike Chapter of the Daughters of the

Jan. 31, 2017

104th Fighter Wing Airmen Aim High on Alert Status Defending the Northeast

The 104th Fighter Wing screams over the Northeast protecting the skies after receiving the call. The Airmen at Barnes Air National Guard Base scramble whether it is a National emergency or it is for

Nov. 10, 2016

Exercise PUMA STRIKE: Royal Canadian Air Force conducts training aboard Miramar

Service members with the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) began Exercise PUMA STRIKE with 24 CF-18 Hornets aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, California, Oct. 31.

Oct. 21, 2016

VIGILANT SHIELD 17 Field Training Exercise

Vigilant Shield 17 (VS17) is an annual exercise sponsored by The North American Aerospace Defense Command and led by Alaskan NORAD Region, in conjunction with Canadian NORAD Region and Continental NORAD Region, who undertake field training exercises aimed at improving operational capability in a bi-national environment.

Oct. 19, 2016

Exercise VIGILANT SHIELD 17 Takes off in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

Aircraft, personnel and equipment from the Canadian Armed Forces and the United States Air National Guard have deployed to Yellowknife, N.W.T. as part of Exercise VIGILANT SHIELD 17 from October 17 to

Sept. 26, 2016

Original artwork forever links family with NORAD

Gen. Lori Robinson, Commander of NORAD and USNORTHCOM, accepted the original NORAD emblem artwork from Ms. Mona Rowe, daughter of the late Mr. Paul Jaffe, designer of the original emblem at the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command Headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 23, 2016.

Sept. 12, 2016

WWII Pilots Receive Heartfelt Welcome to NORAD and USNORTHCOM Headquarters

A group of WWII veterans and their families were pleasantly surprised and touched to receive such an enthusiastic and warm welcome from the men and women of NORAD and USNORTHCOM during their visit to the Commands on Thursday.

Aug. 22, 2016

Air Refueling: Here Comes the Boom

EIELSON AIR FORCE BASE, Alaska -- Laying down soaring through the sky clouds are visible as far as the eye can see. In the distance appears a speck, which grows larger by the second, finally becoming recognizable as an aircraft.

Aug. 19, 2016

Georgia Community Leaders Visit NORAD, NORTHCOM

Community leaders from the state of Georgia visited NORAD and USNORTHCOM Headquarters here Aug. 19, 2016.

Aug. 17, 2016

NORAD Commander Visits Canadian Armed Forces

General Lori Robinson, Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, visited 4 Wing and Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, Cold Lake, Alberta, Canada, August 15, 2016.

Aug. 17, 2016

New Commander at Alaskan NORAD Region, Alaskan Command

U.S. Air Force Gen. Lori Robinson, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command commander gives command of Alaskan NORAD Region and Alaskan Command to U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Kenneth Wilsbach during a change of command ceremony Aug. 16 at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska.

Aug. 12, 2016

Robinson visits Norfolk

Gen. Lori Robinson, commander, North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command, visited multiple units at Norfolk, Va. Aug. 11, 2016.

Aug. 9, 2016

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs visits NORAD, NORTHCOM

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Commander, Gen. Lori Robinson and the Honourable Stéphane Dion, Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs, pause in front of the 9/11 Memorial in front of the headquarters, prior to the Minister receiving briefings on the commands’ missions during his visit here in Colorado Springs, Colo., August 8, 2016.

Aug. 6, 2016

Multilateral Forces Work Together

Two Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 Hornet aircraft pilots assigned to the 409th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Canadian Forces Base Cold Lake, Canada, walk from the Thunderdome, at Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska, Aug. 5, 2016.

Aug. 5, 2016

SBIRS GEO Flight 3 Arrives in Florida, Prepares for October Launch

The U.S. Air Force’s Space Based Infrared Systems program completed a major program milestone on Aug. 2, successfully delivering a Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite Flight 3 to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Aug. 5, 2016

U.S., South Korea, Japan Discuss Recent North Korean Missile Launches

Representatives of the United States, South Korea and Japan conducted a senior-level videoconference to share information regarding two recent North Korean missile launches.

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