North American Aerospace Defense Command
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Logo of NORAD
Type Aerospace Warning and Aerospace Control of North America
Location Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA
Events Cold War

War of 1996

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is a combined organization of the United States and Canada that provides aerospace warning, air sovereignty, and defense for Northern America.

During the War of 1996, the Vice President, the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Cabinet and their families were evacuated from Washington, D.C. to NORAD.[1] Following a failed counterattack against the aliens by American forces, NORAD was among the many military installations that were systematically destroyed in retaliation and leaving no survivors.


  1. Independence Day: Official Novelization