Quantico blast

Marine Corps Base Quantico operates 43 live-fire ranges that support training including small arms, explosive demolitions, artillery fire and the delivery of live-aerial munitions.

The base has issued noise advisories for training through March 7:

Feb. 22, 8 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Live Fire Demo 10LBS & Below

Feb. 23, 8 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Live Fire Demo 1LB & Below, Eng Skills FEX w/ Claymore

Feb. 24, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Live Fire Demo 25LBS & Below

Feb. 25, 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

Live Fire Demo 25LBS & Below

Feb. 26, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Live Fire Demo 10LBS & Below

March 1, 8 a.m. - midnight

Live Fire Demo 5LBS & Below

March 2, 8 a.m. - midnight

Live Fire Demo 15LBS & Below

March 3, 9 a.m. - midnight

Live Fire Demo 10LBS & Below; 155MM Howitzer; 81MM Mortars

March 4, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Live Fire Demo 10LBS & Below; 155MM Howitzer; 81MM Mortars

The impact of noise, vibrations, and/or illuminations experienced across the area can vary greatly depending on the residential location, atmospheric conditions and reductions to naturally occurring sound barriers. 

Because training aboard Quantico is continuous, residents can expect to always hear some noise or feel vibrations.

If you would like to comment on the impact of training, please visit https://quantico.usmc.afpims.mil/Info/Noise-Advisories/Noise-Comment/

For additional information, please visit Marine Corps Base Quantico’s official website at https://www.quantico.marines.mil https://www.quantico.marines.mil/Info/Noise-Advisories/

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