Official profile of the North American Aerospace Defense Command. RTs/Follows/Favs ≠ endorsement. #NORAD #ContinentalDefense

Peterson AFB, Colorado
Joined January 2019
Thanks to @RCAFOperations, and our partners at @TopAces and @NAVCanada for a successful #NORAD exercise today over #Quebec #FriendsPartnersAllies 📸Craig "Rocco" Richard, Top Aces LearJet 35A Pilot
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#NORAD F-16 fighter aircraft intercepted a small, single engine general aviation aircraft that violated the Temporary Flight Restriction area near #NYC. The aircraft was escorted out of the TFR w/o incident at approx. 2:00 p.m. EDT. #OperationNobleEagle
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ONE is the name given to air defense missions in N. America. NORAD closely coordinates air defense activities with the FAA and responds as required. Temporary Flight Restriction area violations such as this one occur from time to time and are a normal part of NORAD operations
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NORAD air defense exercise over #Wisconsin today, in the vicinity of Oshkosh and Lake Michigan. Keep your eyes on the skies for our F-16s! #WeHaveTheWatch #NORAD
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What’s your #MondayMotivation? Ours is defending the United States and Canada. #NORAD #WeHaveTheWatch
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North American Aerospace Defense Command retweeted
The Royal Norwegian Air Force🇳🇴 is modernizing their QRA up in the High North from F-16 to F-35. Upgrading from 4th and 5th generation technology is increasing the capabilities and credibility for NATO’s Air Power. Pictures are from Falcon Deploy 2021 exercise up at Evenes.
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North American Aerospace Defense Command retweeted
The USS Thomas Hudner and USS Forrest Sherman have been part of the @RCN_MARLANT led international exercise #CUTLASSFURY21 strengthening all domain interoperability of participating @NATO allies. Click the link for more info. dvidshub.net/news/405438/for…
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North American Aerospace Defense Command retweeted
From September 9 to 14, 2021, the Canadian #NORAD Region conducted #OperationNobleDefender, a dynamic operation emphasizing agile force employment at forward operating locations in the Arctic #WeHaveTheWatch @NORADCommand
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North American defense is a team effort, and our folks working with our NATO Allies strengthens defense from one continent to the next...and everything in between. #WeHaveTheWatch #OpNobleDefender
U.S. B-2 Spirit bomber aircraft successfully completed their mission with NATO Allies from late August to mid-September. This was the first time the B-2s forward deployed to Keflavik Air Base, Iceland Read more: ac.nato.int/archive/2021/us-…
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North American Aerospace Defense Command retweeted
#CUTLASSFURY21 #FriendShips 🇨🇦⚓️🇺🇸🇫🇷
USS Forrest Sherman participates in the Canadian-led exercise, #CutlassFury, alongside USS Thomas Hudner and #Canadian Allies. The Fury Series of exercises are designed to exercise Canada's Atlantic Fleet, Allied Navies, and other joint elements in tactical-level warfare.
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North American Aerospace Defense Command retweeted
It’s always a good day when we get to train & build readiness while enhancing #integrateddeterrence with our #Canadian allies and #COCOM warfighting partners.
Working with allies, partners, and other commands ensures we have an integrated, layered defense that can detect potential threats globally across multiple domains, and enable effective response options at home. #CUTLASSFURY21, #OperationNobleDefender
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North American Aerospace Defense Command retweeted
It's day 7⃣of exercise #CutlassFury21 with our Atlantic Fleet. 🇨🇦🇺🇸🇫🇷⚓️ Conducting joint exercises with multinational allies enhances our tactical integration and interoperability. #ReadyToFight 📸 S2 Melissa Gonzalez, MCpl Manuela Berger & Capt Trevor Ackland.
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Working with allies, partners, and other commands ensures we have an integrated, layered defense that can detect potential threats globally across multiple domains, and enable effective response options at home. #CUTLASSFURY21, #OperationNobleDefender
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North American Aerospace Defense Command retweeted
NORAD's Continental U.S. Region will conduct a routine air defense exercise, Falcon Virgo, midnight-2:30 a.m. (EDT) Sept 14 in the Washington, D.C., area. This is a recurring exercise in support of Operation NOBLE EAGLE.
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#ICYMI Here are some photos of today's NORAD and @USNorthernCmd 9/11 Commemoration. Today hundreds attended the ceremony where we remembered the lives lost and affirmed our commitment to our noble mission. We will #NeverForget. See the full gallery here: dvidshub.net/tags/image/nnc-…
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#WeRemember911 "In many ways, what the men and women of United Airlines Flight 93 did reflects the mission of NORAD and @USNORTHCOM. We deter potential adversaries who want to hold the homelands at risk." Gen. Glen VanHerck at today's 9/11 Ceremony. Missing man flyover by @140Wg
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#WeRemember911 "Today at this ceremony, just as the world paused so many years ago, we pause and reflect on the importance of 9/11 and honor those we lost in the world's deadliest terrorist attack." Gen Glen VanHerck NORAD and @USNorthernCmd commander at today's 9/11 Ceremony.
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#WeRemember911 Watch the NORAD and @USNorthernCmd 9/11 Commemoration Ceremony today on DVIDS. Gen. VanHerck and @US_SpaceCom Gen. Dickinson will provide remarks. Ret. Gen. Eberhart is the keynote speaker. dvidshub.net/webcast/26790
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#WeRemember911 "The fact that we closed the blast doors up in Cheyenne Mountain that day, too, was a significant event." Steven Armstrong, who still works for NORAD as the vice director of operations, was in the mountain during 9/11. Read his story here: norad.mil/Newsroom/Article/5…
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