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Release No: 036-11
April 12, 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 11-07, beginning midnight Tuesday into early Wednesday morning in the National Capital Region, Washington, D.C. and Frederick County, Md.

            Flights in the National Capital Region are scheduled to take place between midnight Tuesday and 2 a.m. Wednesday morning.  Flights in the Frederick County, Md., area are scheduled to take place between 4:10 a.m.and 5 a.m. Wednesday morning.

            In the event of inclement weather, the exercise will take place the next day until all training requirements are met.

            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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