The exercises on Tuesday and Wednesday were the first since U.S.-Russian relations became strained because of National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden, Syria, human rights and other issues.
NORAD says a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has intercepted a small plane that was out of communication in restricted airspace around Washington.
NORAD says a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter has intercepted a small plane operating in a flight restricted area around Washington.
NORAD says a Coast Guard helicopter has intercepted a small plane out of communication in a restricted zone around Washington.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command is conducting a training exercise over the Washington area.
While Obama golfed, Michelle Obama spent about 30 minutes talking with kids who were tracking the progress of Santa Claus throughout the world through a site set up by the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
Volunteers monitoring maps showing Santa Claus’ progress from a Colorado Air Force base are only about three hours into their goodwill mission but have already answered more than 7,000 phone calls from people asking about the jolly old elf.
NORAD has been tracking the round the world flight of Santa Claus on Christmas Eve for more than 50 years and with the Santa Cam, you and your children can follow his progress as he makes his way from the North Pole.
The military command that protects the skies over the U.S. and Canada is also protecting the name of its famous Santa-tracking operation.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command says North Korea appears to have launched “an object” into Earth orbit, but neither the missile used nor debris from the launch are a threat to North America.