NORAD Training Flights Scheduled for Wednesday

WASHINGTON -- The North American Aerospace Defense Command will conduct two training flight exercises over Washington on Wednesday.

One of them, called Falcon Virgo, will take place between midnight and 6 a.m. The other, Amalgam Arrow, will occur between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The exercises are part of a series of training flights to improve NORAD's intercept and identification operations.

Air Force fighters, U.S. Coast Guard and Civil Air Patrol aircraft will take part in the exercise.

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