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IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Release No: 123-11
February 15, 2011

NORAD Flight Exercise Planned for Washington, D.C.

             North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) and its geographical component, the Continental United States NORAD Region (CONR), will conduct an exercise -- Falcon Virgo 11-05 beginning Wednesday, Feb.16 in the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C.

             Wednesday’s flights are scheduled to take place between midnight and 2 a.m. EST.

             In the event of inclement weather, the exercise will take place the next day. 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.

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