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Canada's Involvement in NORAD

NORAD, or the North American Air [Aerospace] Defence Agreement brought Canada and the United States together in partnership for their mutual defence of North America.  One of the majore initiatives under NORAD was the creation and running of radar systems.

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Canada's Radar Chains

As part of NORAD, major radar lines were built on Canadian territory including the Pinetree Line, Mid-Canada Line, Dew Line, and North Warning system.  These lines were used with the support of picket ships, airborne radar, and American radar, and gave warning of an attack on North America.

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