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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The head of the US Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command Air Force, Gen.
Each year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) launches an interactive tool for kids to track Santa's progress around the world on Christmas Eve.
The contract includes support for the NORAD (North American Aerospace Defense Command) Tracks Santa program, including enabling the program's phone hotline.
President and his party can pop up literally anywhere, we note a press release from the North American Aerospace Defense Command (Norad) stating two of its F-15 fighters had to go supersonic to perform an interception of what Norad called an "unresponsive general aviation aircraft."
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the missile did not pose a threat to North America, it said.
Under the task order, General Dynamics will provide single system management, maintenance, lifecycle, and logistics support of the existing communications systems and subsystems used in North American Aerospace Defense Command and Pacific Air Forces Air Defense missions.
Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command, or NORAD, said Wednesday that officials did not have the ability to shoot down the aircraft before it landed, contradicting testimony from Capitol Police Chef Kim Dine.
In a blockbuster admission, Admiral Bill Gortney, Commander of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and US Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) disclosed that the Pentagon now believes North Korea has mastered the ability to miniaturize its nuclear bombs so they can be fitted onto their latest mobile KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs), which are capable of reaching the continental United States.
North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is watching those planes closely, he added.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command scrambled fighter jets from McEntire Joint National Guard Base in South Carolina, said NORAD spokesman Preston Schlachter.
The Russian warplanes "never entered US sovereign air space" or Canadian air space, said Major Jamie Humphries, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command. In Wednesday's encounter near Alaska, the Russian fighters were accompanied by two refueling tankers and two long-range bombers, he said.
Two Canadian F-18 fighter jets intercepted the bombers, which flew out of the area without incident, according to Major Jamie Humphries, a spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
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