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NORAD is ready to track Santa’s flight

– NORAD Tracks Santa is truly a global experience, delighting generations of families everywhere.

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Canada’s 150th birthday celebrated in Colorado Springs

– More than 250 Canadians and Americans celebrated July 1 in Colorado Springs, Colo.—a decades-old custom in the area, which is home to a significant number of Canadians posted to North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD). The celebration was held at historic Penrose House and was hosted by the NORAD Deputy Commander, Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand. The …

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Canadian NORAD Region aircraft practice intercept and escort procedures with USAF

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Managing the air battlespace in the busy skies of Iceland

– By: Air Task Force-Iceland Public Affairs Members of 21 Aerospace Control and Warning (AC&W) Squadron and 22 Wing Operations have deployed to Keflavik Air Base as part of Air Task Force-Iceland (ATF-Iceland) for Operation REASSURANCE.   “Maintaining an accurate recognized air picture, passing that to higher headquarters and controlling fast moving aircraft in sometimes tight …

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Royal Canadian Air Force hosts Exercise Maple Flag 50

–  News Article / May 29, 2017 Royal Canadian Air Force Now into its fiftieth iteration, Exercise Maple Flag, the Royal Canadian Air Force’s largest and most complex international training event of the year, begins this week at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta. “Exercise Maple Flag, and those like it, enables the RCAF to continue its …

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RCAF unveils the 2017 “Canada 150” CF-18 Demonstration Hornet

– News Article / April 7, 2017 From the Royal Canadian Air Force The Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) has unveiled the 2017 CF-18 Demonstration Jet celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation. The April 4, 2017, unveiling ceremony took place at 4 Wing Cold Lake, Alberta, where the jet has been hosted for the past few …

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Training together to better protect the North

– Military participants were challenged in their ability to detect, deter, and defend against a variety of threats to North America’s sovereign airspace recently. More than 700 military members from the CAF, the US Air Force, the US Navy, and the US Air National Guard braved the beginning of the Canadian winter during Exercise VIGILANT SHIELD …

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DRDC prepares the future of the North

– Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) is playing a key role through its new All Domain Situational Awareness initiative in exercising Canada’s northern sovereignty. With talks about climate change in the spotlight around the world, the North has become a more interesting place, opening it to some potential challenges. The military has always played an …

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DRDC supports effective aerospace defense of North America

– Determining where to position fighter jets and surveillance sensors to keep North America safe depends on many factors, and Canada plays a key role. Scientists from Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) are assisting colleagues from North American Aerospace Defence (NORAD) Command—a joint US-Canada organization whose missions include aerospace warning and control for North America—to …

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