An official website of the United States government
Here's how you know
A .mil website belongs to an official U.S. Department of Defense organization in the United States.
A lock (lock ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .mil website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

Operation NOBLE DEFENDER

Two NORAD F-15C aircraft from the ’s 104th Fighter Wing and Continental U.S. NORAD Region fly behind a KC-135 Stratotanker during air-defense Operation NOBLE DEFENDER, February 29, 2024. NORAD units executed maneuvers designed to defend the eastern approach of North America from simulated cruise missile threats in this particular operation. CF-18 aircraft from the Canadian NORAD Region, F-15C and KC-135 aircraft from the Continental U.S. NORAD Region, and B-1’s from U.S. Strategic Command all participated in the operation. NORAD conducts sustained and dispersed operations under OND to validate the missions of aerospace warning, aerospace control and maritime warning. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Zoe M. Wockenfuss)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Zoe M. Wockenfuss
VIRIN: 240229-Z-OK627-2022.JPG
FULL SIZE: 0.85 MB
Additional Details

CAMERA

NIKON Z 6_2

LENS

N/A

APERTURE

4

SHUTTERSPEED

1/1000

ISO

100

IMAGE IS PUBLIC DOMAIN

Read More

This photograph is considered public domain and has been cleared for release. If you would like to republish please give the photographer appropriate credit. Further, any commercial or non-commercial use of this photograph or any other DoD image must be made in compliance with guidance found at https://www.dimoc.mil/resources/limitations, which pertains to intellectual property restrictions (e.g., copyright and trademark, including the use of official emblems, insignia, names and slogans), warnings regarding use of images of identifiable personnel, appearance of endorsement, and related matters.