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Army blimp breaks loose, drifts over Pa.

...said. He said trees will probably have to be cut down to get it out.Miller, the spokesman for the North American Aerospace Defense Command, said the tail portion broke off and hit the ground about a quarter-mile from the main section.The...
Nation and World
Air Force exercise with Russia canceled

...was canceled because of Russia's military intervention in Ukraine, a spokesman for NORAD said.The North American Aerospace Defense Command is comprised of U.S. and Canadian forces and is charged with detecting and responding to airborne...
Alaska's top soldier says more will be asked of Army, Air Force, National Guard units

...runs, has completed his first year as the state's top commander of military forces and the Alaskan North American Aerospace Defense Command. Chandler said the military has as much as $1 billion in construction under way throughout Alaska for...
Alaskan NORAD region to participate in exercise

ELMENDORF AIR FORCE BASE - The Alaskan U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command Region, along with its Continental United States and Canadian counterparts, will participate in Exercise Amalgam Dart from Tuesday...
Pulses quicken as fighters track 'hijacked' plane

...track it. It was part of the precedent-setting Vigilant Eagle exercise to see how well Russia and the North American Aerospace Defense Command, once bitter Cold War enemies, could coordinate in an international hijacking. The Gulfstream took...
North Korea defies warnings, launches long-range rocket

...and then disappeared from South Korean radars, Kim said.William Lewis, a spokesman for the U.S. North American Aerospace Defense Command, which tracks such launches, had no immediate information about the reported launch.Japan protested...
NORAD volunteers tracked Santa's progress, answer calls

...spokeswoman Marisa Novobilski said. The calls were on pace to exceed last year's record of 107,000.The North American Aerospace Defense Command, a joint U.S.-Canada command responsible for protecting the skies over both nations, tracks Santa...
NORAD planes to train in Alaska

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON - The North American Aerospace Defense Command is planning training exercises this week in southwest Alaska. The training is scheduled for Wednesday. Officials say NORAD's...
Regional News
Russians prowl off Alaska coast again

...and about 90 miles from the approaching F-15 fighters, according to officials at Elmendorf and the North American Aerospace Defense Command in Colorado Springs, Colo. The Soviet Union regularly sent the 162-foot-long bombers toward Alaska...
Russia steps up bomber exercises near Alaska

...reports by Russian news agencies, said Maj. Allen Herritage, a spokesman for the Alaska region of the North American Aerospace Defense Command. U.S. and Canadian fighter jets, usually F-15s, have been dispatched each time to escort the...


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