NORAD completes bomber intercept exercise over Alberta, Canada – UPI News

NORAD completes bomber intercept exercise over Alberta, Canada  UPI News

By Ed Adamczyk May 29 (UPI) — NORAD, the North American Aerospace Defense Command, on Wednesday announced a successful simulated intercept over Canadian airspace. Royal Canadian Air Force CF-18 fighter planes on May 22 worked with B-52 long-range bombers of the U.S. Air Force to demonstrate the current defense capabilities of NORAD, the U.S.-Canadian force charged with the aerospace warning, aerospace control and maritime warning for North America. The B-52s were simulated enemies in the exercise, as they crossed into airspace over Alberta province, part of the Canadian Air Defense Identif…

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