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Release No: 961-09
December 09, 2009

NORAD Flight Exercise Planned for Washington, D.C. Has Been Postponed

                The North American Aerospace Defense Command and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR) exercise scheduled to begin later tonight in the Washington D.C. area will be postponed 24 hours due to weather.
                The one-day exercise, Falcon Virgo 10-03, will begin late Thursday evening and continue into the early morning hours Friday in the National Capital Region.
                Falcon Virgo exercises comprise a series of training flights held in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration, the National Capital Region Command Center, the Joint Air Defense Operations Center, the Continental U.S. NORAD Region, Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Coast Guard and CONR’s Eastern Air Defense Sector.

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