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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 003-11
January 10, 2011

NORAD Flight Exercise Planned for Washington, D.C.

             North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and its geographical component, the Continental U.S. NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct a three-day exercise -- Falcon Virgo 11-04 -- beginning Tuesday in the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C.

             Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s flights are scheduled to take place between 11:30 p.m. and 5:30 a.m EST.   Thursday’s flights are scheduled to take place between 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m.

             In the event of inclement weather, the exercise will take place the next day, until all training requirements are met.  If bad weather continues, officials will then make a decision to postpone or cancel the exercise.

             For more information on Falcon Virgo exercises, please contact CONR Public Affairs at 850-283-8080, or the NORAD Public Affairs Office at  719-554-6889.