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Airspace Security in DC To Be Tested with Exercise Falcon Virgo

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WASHINGTON — The North American Aerospace Defense Command is conducting a training exercise over the Washington area.

NORAD says area residents can expect flights from late Monday until 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The exercise called “Falcon Virgo” is designed to test NORAD’s intercept and identification operations. Civil Air Patrol aircraft and a U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 Dolphin helicopter will participate in the exercise.

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