NORAD NEWS

Dec. 11, 2012

NORAD to conduct exercise flights over northern Minnesota

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise flights today as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights will take place

Nov. 30, 2012

NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The North American Aerospace Defense Command is prepared to track Santa's yuletide journey! The NORAD Tracks Santa website, www.noradsanta.org, is going live today at

Nov. 30, 2012

WADS conducts air defense exercise over southern California

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- The Western Air Defense Sector will conduct air defense exercise Felix Hawk over the Riverside area of southern California on Dec. 2, 2012.Felix Hawk is designed to

Nov. 26, 2012

WADS conducts air defense exercise over central Oregon

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. -- The Western Air Defense Sector will conduct air defense exercise Felix Hawk over the Florence-Eugene areas of Central Oregon on Nov. 27, 2012.Felix Hawk is designed

Nov. 23, 2012

NORAD Fighters intercept general aviation aircraft over South Carolina

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-16 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a Cessna 337 general aviation aircraft in the vicinity of Charleston,

Nov. 19, 2012

NORAD, USNORTHCOM drills for continuity of operations

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - During a cold week in October, hundreds of people were ordered to march into a mountainous cavern and could only watch as two 20-ton steel doors were locked behind

Nov. 15, 2012

NORAD will conduct exercise flights to test its response capability

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise flights on Thursday as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights will

Nov. 14, 2012

NORAD to conduct exercise flights over Georgia

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct exercise flights this morning as they practice intercept and identification procedures. Exercise flights will

Nov. 3, 2012

NORAD intercepts civilian aircraft over Florida

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two F-15 fighters under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a general aviation aircraft over Titusville Fla., today.The fighters

Oct. 16, 2012

NORAD intercepts helicopter over Williamsburg, Va.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – A U.S. Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter under the direction of North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a Robinson 44 Helicopter operating in

Oct. 14, 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, will conduct exercise Falcon Virgo 13-01

Oct. 13, 2012

NORAD fighters intercept 2 general aviation aircraft over Williamsburg, Va.

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – Two F-16 fighters under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted two general aviation aircraft over Williamsburg, Va., at separate

Oct. 12, 2012

EADS participates in Fertile Hawk exercise

ROME, N.Y. - The Eastern Air Defense Sector here will conduct Exercise Fertile Hawk on Saturday (Oct. 13) between 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. EDT in the vicinity of Newport News, Va.This exercise

Oct. 11, 2012

NORAD Operation Center officer "double-tapped" top award at Canadian Forces Small Arms Concentration competition in Ottawa

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - For the first time, a Royal Canadian Air Force officer has won the Canadian Forces’ top marksman award twice in a row.RCAF Capt. Ken Barling, NORAD headquarters air

Oct. 9, 2012

NORAD fighters intercept general aviation aircraft over L.A.

Two F-16 fighters under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a general aviation aircraft in the Los Angeles area at approximately 3:00 pm PDT, Oct. 7.The fighters

Oct. 1, 2012

USNORTHCOM commemorates 10th anniversary, names headquarters

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Members of the North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command celebrated the 10th anniversary of USNORTHCOM in a special ceremony here Oct.

Sept. 28, 2012

NORAD and USNORTHCOM headquarters building to be named after Royal Canadian and U.S. Air Force generals

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - The NORAD and USNORTHCOM headquarters building at Peterson Air Force Base will be renamed the Eberhart-Findley Building in honor of U.S. Air Force General (Ret.) Ralph

Sept. 27, 2012

NORAD fighters intercept a general aviation aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-16 fighters under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted a general aviation aircraft that violated the temporary flight

Sept. 25, 2012

NORAD fighters intercept two general aviation aircraft

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. - Two F-22 fighters under the direction of the North American Aerospace Defense Command intercepted two general aviation aircraft during separate responses who violated

Sept. 24, 2012

Alaska NORAD Region depends on U.S., Canadian binational cooperation

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska. - Cold, determined and isolated atop a mountain in the middle of Alaska, a silent sentinel scans the skies. The men and women receiving the data from this

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