NORAD NEWS

Feb. 10, 2011

Colorado governor visits NORAD, USNORTHCOM

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper made his first visit to the headquarters of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command on Peterson Air

Feb. 9, 2011

CF sergeant graduates from U.S. NCO academy

OTTAWA –For the most part, what Canadian Forces Sgt. Tim Parrell learned at the Forrest L. Vosler NCO Academy was what he would have learned at Saint-Jean in an Intermediate Leadership Qualification

Feb. 9, 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 week as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights

Feb. 8, 2011

Chairman’s Corner: National Military Strategy

Today, I released the 2011 National Military Strategy which provides a vision for how our Joint Force will provide the military capability to protect the American People, defend our Nation and allies,

Feb. 1, 2011

Air National Guard fighter wing preps for alert missions at Tyndall

TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Shooting down enemy aircraft over American soil is an event U.S.-based alert pilots train for. They run exercise scenarios on a constant basis, preparing for that call

Jan. 28, 2011

NORAD fighters respond to aircraft in National Capital Region

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two F-16 fighters from Andrews Air Force Base under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled today at 11:53 EST in response to a commercial

Jan. 26, 2011

Canadian patrol crew visits NORAD

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A CP-140 Aurora crew from the 407 Long Range Patrol Squadron got a closer look at the North American Aerospace Defense Command alternate command center at Cheyenne

Jan. 19, 2011

NORAD will conduct exercise flights to test its response capability

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD), in close coordination with Rome, NY emergency services, will conduct exercise flights today as they practice

Jan. 11, 2011

NORAD Tracks Santa Program has record-breaking success in 2010

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command’s NORAD Tracks Santa Program exceeded its own records in the number of calls, emails and Facebook and Twitter followers on

Jan. 11, 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 a three-day exercise --

Jan. 6, 2011

Fighter Jets Under NORAD Control Respond to Unknown Aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two U.S. Air Force F-16 fighter jets, under the control of the North American Aerospace Defense Command, intercepted an unknown civilian helicopter entering North

Dec. 24, 2010

First Lady Michelle Obama volunteers her time for NORAD Tracks Santa

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- First Lady Michelle Obama today delivered a holiday surprise to children across America by personally answering phone calls on Santa’s journey as part of the annual

Dec. 17, 2010

NORAD Visits the NYSE and Prepares to Track Santa

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — On Monday, December 20, the Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and executives from Google, Booz Allen Hamilton and the Marine Toys for

Dec. 14, 2010

NORAD Tracks Santa hold promotional event with new partner Air Canada

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Tomorrow, media are invited to attend as NORAD presents Air Canada passengers with NORAD Tracks Santa promotional packages on the Air Canada flight from Denver to

Dec. 14, 2010

NORAD offers live interviews from the NORAD Tracks Santa Operations Center

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is ready to track Santa and media are invited to participate in many different ways, to include conducting live interviews

Dec. 7, 2010

NORAD aircraft training over western Canada today and tomorrow

Winnipeg, Man. – Depending on weather conditions this afternoon and tomorrow afternoon, Canadians in southern British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan may see Canadian fighter jets as they practice

Dec. 7, 2010

NORAD aircraft training over Québec tomorrow

Winnipeg, Man. – Depending on weather conditions tomorrow afternoon, Canadians in Québec may see Canadian fighter jets as they practice North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) intercept and

Dec. 6, 2010

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 11-03

Dec. 1, 2010

NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — For the 55th consecutive year, the men and women of the North American Aerospace Defense Command are getting ready to track Santa! The NORAD Tracks Santa website,

Nov. 22, 2010

NORAD Fighters Respond to Aircraft in National Capitol Region

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-16 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a Cessna 182 in the vicinity of the National Capitol Region today at