"Nobody in our government, at least, and I don't think the prior government, could envision flying airplanes into buildings on such a massive scale."
Amalgam Virgo 01
Amalgam Virgo 01 (June 1-2 / 2001)
Operation Amalgam Virgo is a CINCNORAD joint task counter-terrorist and field training exercise (FTX) carried out in Tyndall Air Force Base, Floride in early June of 2001
NORAD sponsered the Multi-Agency planning exercise involving the hypothetical scenario of a cruise missile launched by a rogue government or threats from a barge off the East Coast. Osama Bin Laden was pictured on the front cover of the proposal for the exercise.
Key military players involved in the exercise also included personnel from the 1st Air Force Battalion, the U.S National Guard, the U.S Reserve Forces, and the US Navy.