Super Bowl XLVII
2:11 am
Tue January 29, 2013

NORAD Jets to Practice for Super Bowl Security

North American Aerospace Defense Command fighter jets are preparing their security precautions for the Super Bowl.

NORAD said Monday the fighters plan a one-hour drill over New Orleans on Tuesday starting at 7 a.m. local time.

If the weather is bad, the exercise will take place Wednesday.

NORAD, based at Peterson Air Force Base, Colo., is a joint U.S.-Canada command responsible for defending the skies over both countries as well as monitoring approaches by sea.

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