Military exercise to test flight ops.
The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) will conduct a one-day exercise this week in the Washington area.
Called Falcon Virgo, the exercise is intended to test NORAD's intercept and identification operations and a visual warning system.The exercise will place Friday just after midnight until 2 a.m. and again from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m.
It is made up of a series of training flights. Air Force F-16 fighters, Civil Air Patrol aircraft and Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopters will take part.
-- Associated Press
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