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Courtesy NORAD

The North American Aerospace Defense Command plans to conduct military training flights starting at midnight tonight over the D.C. area.

Aircraft participating in the flight exercise include Air Force F-16 fighter jets, a Coast Guard MH-65D Dolphin helicopter, an Army C12-V aircraft and Civil Air Patrol Cessna 182T general aviation aircraft.

Some portions of the exercise could involve flights at approximately 2,500 feet and may be visible from the ground. 

NORAD routinely conducts exercises with a variety of scenarios, including airspace restriction violations, hijackings and responses to unknown aircraft. All NORAD exercises are carefully planned and closely controlled.

The training flights are being held in coordination with the Federal Aviation Administration.

The flights are expected to continue through about 2:30 a.m.

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Duke Nukem

This is scary. Clearly on order by Joe Biden who said the citizens are going to need F15s to stop his dictatorship because he has his own F15s (and better), nukes and tanks to use on us. I wonder if they're going to put up some white supremes with ultramaga hats in pictures on balloons as target practice, maybe even some ground targets holding muskets or around civil war cannons...something that might heat up nicely for those infrared targeting systems.

John Dutko

You must be bored.

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