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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element of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is also eligible for this fund.
Google's updated Santa Tracker comes after it ended its five-year Christmas collaboration with the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) mapping Santa's epic virtual journey.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command said in a statement, "Initial indications are that the missile deployed an object that appeared to achieve orbit.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, said it had detected the launching and tracked the missile a a Galaxy-3 rocket, called the Unha-3 by the North a as its first stage appeared to fall into the Yellow Sea and the second stage into the Philippine Sea.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command said the fighters intercepted the Beechcraft King Air airplane near the national capital region at approximately 7:00 pm (1100 GMT).
Air Force Space Command is responsible for organizing, training and equipping mission-ready space and cyberspace forces and capabilities for North American Aerospace Defense Command, U.
F-16s don't fly slow very well," said Winnefeld, who also leads the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
The countdown has begun and when the clock reaches zero, Norad - the North American Aerospace Defense Command - will start following his route from the North Pole.
The 1975 NORAD Agreement acknowledged these extensions of the command's mission, and the 1981 agreement changed the command's name from the North American Air Defense Command to the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, known as CONR, is responsible for a large percentage of these Operation Noble Eagle missions and represents a substantial contribution to homeland air defense.
Political advisors are put into a hot seat" and have great opportunity to make an impact, said Renuart, commander of the binational North American Aerospace Defense Command and the U.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) selected Qwest International Inc (NYSE:Q), a US telecomms operator, and its fibre-optic network to help track Santa Claus on his annual flight on Christmas Eve.
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