NORAD holding security exercises early Tuesday morning

WASHINGTON – Residents in the Capitol region may see and hear loud aircraft, including helicopters and fighter jets in the area as NORAD conducts exercises beginning early Tuesday.

From 12 a.m. to 2 a.m., the North American Aerospace Defense Command will hold security exercises “Falcon Virgo.”

The exercise is designed to test the response to restricted air space intrusion.

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