9-2-8. INTERCEPTOR OPERATIONS

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  • 9-2-8. INTERCEPTOR OPERATIONS

    Provide maximum assistance to expedite the movement of interceptor aircraft on active air defense (scrambles) missions until the unknown aircraft is identified in accordance with the policies and procedures published in FAAO JO 7610.4, Special Operations.

    NOTE: The FAA and the military have mutually agreed to the implementation of policies and procedures for control of air defense interceptor operations. Effective coordination and cooperation between FAA and the military at all levels are essential if policy objectives are to be met.

    1. The ADCF initiating the SCRAMBLE must identify the mission as an active air defense mission.
    2. ATC services must be used for active air defense missions insofar as the circumstances and situation permits.
    3. Upon request, the ATC facility must expedite transfer of the control jurisdiction of the interceptors to the requesting ADCF.
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