Bilateral Ardent Sentry Gears Up

NORAD and US Northern Command plan to conduct the Ardent Sentry 06 bilateral exercise from May 8 to May 18 from their headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., and other locations in the US and Canada. The exercise involves federal, provincial, state, and local agencies in both countries and will focus primarily on defense support for civil authorities as well as drilling for the military’s homeland defense function.