NORAD


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NORAD

abbr.
North American Aerospace (formerly Air) Defense Command
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1) In the March 28, 1996 exchange of Notes between US Secretary of State Warren Christopher and Canada's Minister for Foreign Affairs Lloyd Axworthy the "primary missions of NORAD in the future" were defined as "a) aerospace warning for North America; and b) aerospace control for North America.
These two commands -- USNORTHCOM and NORAD -- represent important new customers and business opportunities for Cubic," said Jim Balentine, senior vice president in charge of Cubic's Mission Support Business Unit.
For the past 50 years, NORAD had been tracking Santa's flight during Christmas Eve to keep him alive and well in the hearts of the children throughout the world.
According to the Facebook page of NORAD, Santa started his trek from the North Pole at around 4.
I love answering calls from children who were anxious to learn where Santa was and when he would arrive at their home," the first lady said in a NORAD statement.
Matheickal delivered a presentation on the state of marine environment protection in the SouthEast Asian Seas and a background of the IMO NORAD Foundation Project.
NORAD paired up with Alexa to track Santa's whereabouts, this year.
The president, First Lady and NORAD staff are providing details of Santa's last known location - as well as encouraging children to get to bed early on Christmas Eve.
24, Amazon Alexa users can ask for Santa's location through the NORAD Tracks Santa skill for Amazon Alexa, and OnStar subscribers can press the OnStar button in their vehicles to locate Santa.
While it may seem like an odd tradition, NORAD has been offering the service ever since 1955, when a misprint in a local newspaper resulted in children calling up the military organisation to speak to Santa.
In addition to the contracted communications services, CenturyLink is also providing circuits and equipment as a team partner to the NORAD Tracks Santa program.