The Coast News Group

Artillary exercise may be noisy on Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON — Camp Pendleton units will be conducting a battalion-size live fire artillery exercise in the Whiskey and Zulu impact areas, Thursday through Wednesday.The first iteration of the exercise will be conducted from 6 a.m. to midnight, Dec. 6 through Dec. 8. Additional training will resume with the firing of High Mobility Artillery Rockets (HIMARS) from 6 a.m. to midnight, Dec. 10 through Dec. 12.
Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sound of the explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.
Those requesting additional information can direct their calls to Operations and Training at (760) 725-0357.
For future inquiries regarding increased noise levels, please refer to the weekly noise advisories posted on the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Web site