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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 095-11
November 02, 2011

NORAD Flight Exercise Planned for National Capital Region

                 North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct an exercise –Falcon Virgo 12-02 beginning late Thursday evening, Nov. 3, in the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C. The exercise will conclude early Sunday morning, Nov. 6. 

                Flights in the National Capital Region are scheduled to take place during two different time periods each day: 11:30 p.m.  EDT to 1:30 a.m. and 2:30 to 5:30 a.m.  In the event of inclement weather, the exercise will take place the following evening, 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.