Quantico blasting

The 43 ranges at Quantico Marine Corps base will be busy through March 18 with training for everything from small arms and explosive demolitions to artillery fire and live aerial munitions.

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.

Quantico says very loud noise and noticeable ground vibrations may occur due to the following training:

March 9, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Live Fire 155MM Howitzer; 81MM Mortars

March 10, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Live Fire 155MM Howitzer; 81MM Mortars

March 11, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Live Fire 155MM Howitzer; 81MM Mortars

March 16

Aircraft Movement

March 17 

Aircraft Movement

March 18 

Aircraft Movement

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, visit http://www.quantico.marines.mil/Advisories/Noise-Advisories/Noise-Complaint/

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

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