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In a phoito made Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013, Col. Patrick Carpentier, left, deputy commander of the NORAD Alaska Region, speaks with Russian Federation Air Force Col. Alexander Vasiliev on a plane that was hijacked during a simulation to test the response of NORAD and Russian Federation forces near Alaska. The exercise involved Canadian and U.S. forces from NORAD, along with the Russian Federation, and saw the Canadians successfully hand off the hijacked plane to Russian fighters over the Bering Strait. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)

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