quantico blasting training noise

Quantico Marines Corps base says local residents can expect "very loud noise and noticeable ground vibrations" during training operations through next week.

Today until 4 p.m., the base is conducting live fire testing with 155MM Howitzer and 81MM HE mortars.

On March 1, training resumes from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. with demolitions of 25 pounds and below.

The training scheduled continues March 5-8 with the hours below:

  • March 5 - 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - Live Fire 155MM Howitzer and 81MM HE Mortars
  • March 6 - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Live Fire 155MM Howitzer and 81MM HE Mortars
  • March 7 - 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Live Fire 155MM Howitzer
  • March 8 - 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Live Fire Bangalors and 81 MM HE Mortars

If you would like to comment on the impact of training, visit the base training page here

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