U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command Hone Response Skills with Amalgam Arrow Exercises [podcast] [open audio - 4MB]
Alternate Title: USNORTHCOM and NORAD Hone Response Skills with Amalgam Arrow Exercises [podcast]
In this podcast, an Army Sergeant First Class from the NORAD and USNORTHCOM Public Affairs Office discusses the training exercise Amalgam Arrow, designed to "test NORAD's ability to detect and defense against unknown aircraft in the United States and Canada." Air Force Colonel Steve DePalmer, Deputy Director of NORAD Operations, discusses how the response to a threat is coordinated, and what types of events NORAD/USNORTHCOM respond to. The podcast runs 4 minutes, 4 seconds long. Quicktime, ITunes, or Windows Media Player is required to play the file, which will begin playing immediately upon clicking the link.
U.S. Northern Command Podcasts: http://www.northcom.mil/Podcast/mp3_files/Casts_07.html