North American Aerospace Defense Command

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North American Aerospace Defense Command

A bi-national command of the US and Canada that provides aerospace surveillance, warning and assessment of aerospace attack, and maintains the sovereignty of US and Canadian airspace. Also called NORAD.
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To that purpose, in 1951, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) placed a liaison group at Ent Air Force Base, Colorado, home of the U.S.
air- defense system in place at the time, the Continental Air Defense Command (CADC), located at Ent Air Force Base in Colorado.
Its top-secret predecessor -- Continental Air Defense Command -- was at Ent Air Force Base in downtown Colorado Springs.