August 28, 2013 14:00 ET
PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, COLORADO--(Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2013) - Canadian Major General André Viens, NORAD Director of Operations and Russian General Major Dmitry Gomenkov, Commander, Aerospace Defense Brigade, will be available to discuss Exercise Vigilant Eagle 13 during a teleconference on August 29, 2013 at 12:45 p.m. (EDT)
Exercise Vigilant Eagle is an annual joint exercise between Russian, Canadian, and U.S. militaries, designed to improve cooperation and response to a hijacking scenario involving commercial aircraft. This year's exercise involved military personnel and aircraft operating in Russia and the United States.
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Still imagery and video b-roll of exercise activities are available for download from the Defense Video & Imagery Distribution System (DVIDS) and Canadian Forces Combat Camera websites.
Please confirm your attendance by contactingCaptain Jennifer StadnykNORAD Public Affairs1-719-554-6889
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