Stovel, Lieutenant General Richard C.
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An introduction by Lieutenant General Richard Stovel, followed by a review of NORAD by Lieutenant Colonel Povilus, United States Air Force. Responsibilities of NORAD: To provide warning of an attack of any nature; to keep track of everything that happens in space--the only military command so tasked; to protect the physical integrity of the air space over North America. Why early warning is needed. The users of the information. A brief look at the Soviet missile threat. Soviet submarine missiles. How NORAD provides warning. Reliability. Defence, or lack thereof, against missiles. Diverse programs run by NORAD. Next, Major Bill Stewart of the Canadian Forces talks about airplanes, and how intruders into our air space are prevented. How to defend against a manned bomber. Closing comments by General Stovel.