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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Strategic Command and 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.
Lilli is serving as Director of Logistics and Engineering, Headquarters North American Aerospace Defense Command and United States Northern Command at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo.
US Air Force general Victor " Gene" Renuart, head of The North American Aerospace Defense Command
With dogged determination to play the military-generated game, Global Thermo-Nuclear War, David managed to hack into the North American Aerospace Defense Command computer system and almost caused an actual nuclear war with the then Soviet Union.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is a hi-national United States and Canadian organization charged with the missions of aerospace warning and aerospace control for North America.
Following the May 2006 debate and vote in the House of Commons (257 in favour and 30 opposed), Canada and the United States finalized a permanent extension (rather than the usual five-year term) of their binational defence cooperation arrangements through the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) (Governments of Canada and the USA 2006).
In the two years before 9/11, the North American Aerospace Defense Command [NORAD] conducted exercises simulating the use of hijacked airliners to crash into buildings.
John Tomassi, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) in its 50th year of tracking St.
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