The story The exercise Amalgam Virgo may have been a significant factor in the success of the attacks. Our take Craig McKinley: Col.
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The story The exercise Amalgam Virgo may have been a significant factor in the success of the attacks. Our take Craig McKinley: Col. Scott, do you have any data on that? I was not present at the time. Alan Scott: Yes, Sir.
Specifically, operation Amalgam Virgo, which I was involved in before I retired And it gets worse. Mike Snyder said today of the day-long "Amalgam Virgo 02" exercise. This is the second year the U. The exercises, Snyder said, focus on possible threats in U. The purpose of the exercises is to improve preparedness and interagency coordination for a variety of airborne threats and contingencies, he added.
Future scenarios include air piracy and drug interdiction - - "anything else that might pop up," Snyder remarked. Snyder said a Delta plane from Utah and a Navy C-9 from Washington State are among aircraft being used in the exercise.
The exercise "does not critique security efforts on the ground," Snyder emphasized. Scrambles -- launches -- take just minutes, he noted. Snyder said NORAD hopes potential air threats can be "intercepted on the ground before becoming a bigger issue. The worst case is a shootdown. They also have a role in consequence management on the ground "as we saw during , unfortunately," Snyder noted. Regarding future NORAD involvement in hijackings of commercial airliners and other types of aircraft, Snyder noted: "Well-established rules of engagement were in place before And other links confirm that was the exercise held in June , as Jacobs himself mentioned earlier: Exercise Amalgam Virgo took place June , Simulated engagements occurred against all drone and BD-5 sorties.
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Read this closely and it seems confusing. Key military players involved in the exercise also included amalham from the 1st Air Force battalion, the U. Scenario fruition is up to Blue Forces. And it gets worse. Visit the History Commons Contributors Resources page for tons of resources and info. Really you writing very well.
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To practice their part in defending the U. Its focus was a possible smallpox attack. Member feedback about The Power Snap! Several naval virvo including the USS Yorktown and the Navy Aegis cruiser were dispatched to the Gulf of Mexico as part of the multi-service anti-cruise missile operation.