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Tag: NORAD – North American Aerospace Defense Command

Military aerospace control community shines at G7 Summit in Charlevoix

– RCAF Public Affairs The idea of “airspace” is a complex matter. By its simplest definition, it is the area of atmosphere in which aircraft operate; the realities of airspace are, however, much more involved. For instance, the aircraft operating in a given airspace must be managed to ensure they can operate safely. This includes controlling …

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New deputy commander appointed to NORAD

– Lieutenant-General Christopher Coates assumed the duties of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) deputy commander from Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand during a ceremony held at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on July 20, 2018.

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Canadian Air Defence Sector has the watch

– In 2017, the Canadian Air Defence Sector directed command and control of a four million square mile area of responsibility, intercepted two Russian bomber aircraft, tracked thousands of aircraft and led 22 in-flight emergencies, which saved 3800 lives and assured NORAD air sovereignty.

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The May 16 episode of Defence Team News highlights the 60th anniversary of NORAD

– 60th anniversary of NORAD and the Public Service Performance Management web application

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Deputy Commander of NORAD visits CFS Leitrim

– Lieutenant-General Pierre St-Amand expressed his appreciation for the long-standing relationship between NORAD and CFS Leitrim’s Operational, Technical and Support Elements in the defence of North America.

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NORAD & NORTHCOM host annual academic symposium

– The event engaged a new generation of Canadian and American scholars and their uniformed counterparts over matters such as Canadian and U.S. defence relations, defence policy, and NORAD’s functions and future transformation.

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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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