NORAD


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AcronymDefinition
NORADNorth American Aerospace Defense Command (formerly North American Air Defense Command)
NORADNorwegian Agency for Development Co-Operation
NORADNew Outer Ring Allied Democracy (gaming)
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Through outstanding cooperation and cohesiveness between the two countries, we will ensure that NORAD will continue to play an important role in our collective safety and security.
Last week two Russian anti-submarine warfare jets on maritime reconnaissance had entered the Alaskan ADIZ and was identified by the NORAD, but not intercepted.
However, NORAD maintained that the Russian jets remained in international airspace, without breaching either NATO ally Canada's or the USA's airspace.
The mission critical Avaya customer engagement technology, which supports the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Operations Center at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado Springs, Colo., helps volunteers carefully monitor Santa's travels and ensure his safety using radar, satellites, planes and 'Santa Cams' strategically positioned worldwide.
NORAD says that as long as Santa enters US airspace it has a responsibility to track his festive activities and those of every other aircraft over North America.
Instead of reaching Santa, the phone number put kids through to NORAD.
Additionally, any time on December 24, Amazon Alexa users can ask for Santa's location through the NORAD Tracks Santa skill for Amazon Alexa.
This Christmas, you can visit the NORAD website and explore the North Pole - including the theatre, where kids can watch movies about Santa, the arcade, where there's a new game every day, and the music stage, where Santa's favourite songs can be heard all day.
NORAD's "Santa Cams" will stream videos on the website as Santa makes his way over various locations.
Each year, the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) launches an interactive tool for kids to track Santa's progress around the world on Christmas Eve.